‘#PerdueIsChicken’: Internet mocks ‘coward’ GOP senator for canceling debate after Ossoff destroyed him in viral video
GOP Sen. David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff (Facebook)

Democratic Senate hopeful Jon Ossoff destroyed his Republican incumbent opponent so thoroughly Wednesday evening that Georgia Senator David Perdue has just canceled the third and final debate.


“It’s not just that you’re a crook, Senator, it’s that you’re attacking the health of the people that you represent,” Ossoff told Perdue, who had little to say in response. The viral video had been watched 5 million times by Thursday morning. It's now been viewed 9.3 million times, nearly as many times as the number of people in the entire state of Georgia.

Ossoff kept the pressure on Thursday evening when he announced Perdue had pulled out:

Perdue's Twitter account has been very active Thursday, but he has not announced he will not debate Ossoff on Sunday.

Perdue is being mocked on social media: