Granderson: Herschel Walker’s candidacy is more interesting now that Senate control is decided, but there is an immediate concern in Indiana.
Walker says, “I don’t want to run for president. My wife and I have decided to do that.” He has his sights set on getting elected to the U.S. Senate.
Guess which one he’s going for?
Walker says, “If I would be elected senator, I would be the first African-American to hold that position”
Walker says, “If I became president, I would be bringing about an economic revolution.”
Walker says: “I don’t want to say I want to be president. But if I were to become president, I would bring about an economic revolution.”
No wonder he likes having a wife and family.
Walker wants to be the first out-of-the-clutches senator.
What does it reveal about us Republicans if Walker runs for president instead of running for the U.S. Senate?
We can tell a lot about us Republicans if Walker runs for president instead of running for U.S. Senate.
I’m not saying Walker should run for president or not run for president. I’m saying what are the consequences of Walker’s candidacy?
Walker’s candidacy will help Obama. And if he somehow wins the election, it will be because he attracted more votes than Mitt Romney. Walker would be a big help for Obama.
It will also help Obama.
If Walker won, it would be seen as an endorsement of Obama. It would be a vote for Obama.
I can’t say that’s necessarily the reason he wants out of the Senate. But it will be seen that way from Walker supporters among the Tea Party and Independents. Even some Republicans will see Walker’s candidacy as an endorsement of the president.
If Walker gets elected,