A Georgia-based pastor aimed at Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker in his Sunday sermon.
Pastor Jamal Bryant took on Walker about one week before Georgia’s midterm elections, from his pulpit at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Stonecrest, Georgia.
In a video posted on Twitter by Brian Tyler Cohen, Bryant said the GOP thought they could hand-pick someone the party viewed as more politically favorable than incumbent Democratic senators Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.
“They figured they would delude us by picking somebody who they thought would, in fact, represent us better with a football than with a degree in philosophy,” Bryant said in the video viewed over 1.9 million times. “They thought we were so slow, that we were so stupid, that we would elect the lowest caricature of a stereotypical broken Black man as opposed to someone who is educated and erudite and focused.”
— No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen (@NoLieWithBTC) October 31, 2022
Bryant said that since Walker was 16 years of age “white men have been telling him what to do,” such as where to go to school, where to buy a gun or “where to pay for abortions.”
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