Considering that the political balance of the Senate hangs on the runoff races taking place this week in Georgia, it’s bizarre that most people who are even paying close attention to the campaigns probably know very little about the two Democrats involved.
Republican incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are defending their seats from challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, respectively. But while the national media seem to have full archives covering the complete adult lives of Perdue and Loeffler, their well of information on the Democrats is emptier than a virtual chatroom with Jeffrey Toobin.
It’s odd because there are at least some interesting things about both Warnock and Ossoff. Warnock, for example, is a reverend whose church oversaw a camp for children that fell under investigation after facing claims that campers had been physically abused. One of the campers, Anthony Washington, now 30, said in 2002 that counselors at the facility poured urine on him