Cruise control? Herschel Walker ignores rivals, aims for Warnock ahead of May primary
Candidate for U.S. Senate Herschel Walker speaks to supporters of former U.S. President Donald Trump during a rally at the Banks County Dragway on March 26, 2022, in Commerce, Georgia. - Megan Varner/Getty Images North America/TNS

DAHLONEGA — Taking the stage of a packed gym in the foothills of North Georgia, Herschel Walker gave the audience exactly what it wanted: a raft of conservative campaign promises, including a pledge to rid the state of Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock. “If I don’t stand up, who is going to stand up for us? I can promise you Herschel Walker is going to be in this race,” the former football star said. “And it’s time my opponent knows that. I didn’t get in this race to play games. It’s time for (Warnock) to know he’s in for a fight.” Walker’s recent visit to the Lumpkin County GOP might have ...