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Herschel Walker Thinks There are 52 States, That’s It, That’s The Headline

This Independence Day, Walker will be making a few additions to Old Glory.

BREAKING NEWS: There are only 50 states. But according to HuffPost, “in an interview on Tuesday, Georgia GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker said there were 52.” Everyone is guilty of falling asleep once or twice in high school U.S. History, but if you want to be one of 100 U.S. Senators (two for each of the 50 states!) you should probably know how many stars are on the Star-Spangled Banner. 

Unfortunately, this is just the latest questionable comment from Walker who has struggled during interviews and stumbled over basic policy questions:

  • On another occasion, when pressed by voters on infrastructure investments, Walker went on a monologue advocating for the same rural infrastructure investments he opposed as a part of the bipartisan infrastructure bill championed by Sen. Raphael Warnock. 

Walker has said A LOT of questionable things on the campaign trail — and don’t get us started on his countless lies — but there’s one question that’s now surely on everyone’s mind: “What are the two other states Walker believes exist?”

Read the full HuffPost article here.