Lindsey Graham: GOP cannot possibly have a racism problem because we nominated Herschel Walker

Lindsey Graham: GOP cannot possibly have a racism problem because we nominated Herschel Walker
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United States Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) declared on Wednesday night that the Republican Party cannot possibly be credibly accused of having a racism problem because it nominated Herschel Walker of Georgia for Senate.

"They're beating all our guys up. But what is it about this guy? He changes the entire narrative of the left. We're a party of racists, Sean. Me and you are racist. The Republican Party is racist. Well what happens when the Republican Party elects and nominates Herschel Walker, an African-American, Black, Heisman Trophy winner, right, Olympian," Graham asked Fox News host Sean Hannity and his audience. "It destroys the whole narrative."

Graham then alluded to Black GOP officials to further his point.

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"[Michigan Republican House candidate] John James. [South Carolina Junior Senator] Tim Scott. Herschel Walker," Graham groaned. "Everybody in San Francisco is gonna jump off a bridge" [if Walker is elected].

Graham made similar comments about the California metropolis at another point in the interview, issuing an unprovoked denial that he is gay after joking about people committing suicide.

Users on Twitter disagreed with Graham's evaluation of the GOP's sullied reputation.

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