“We all remember that one kid from high school who was allowed to sit with the most popular clique, but only so long as they stayed quiet and laughed when everybody did.
“That kid was socially acceptable enough—smart, maybe even charismatic or athletic—but also just weird enough that if they talked too much, the awkwardness would reveal itself and their social status would implode on its own shaky foundation.
“To his credit, if Herschel Walker ever fretted over what anybody else thought about the things he says in public, he got over it before his lunchroom days ended.
“At age 60, the Republican nominee for a U.S. Senate seat from Georgia, is unbothered by the prospect of public embarrassment and has little room for shame about what he says in his bid to knock of Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock.”
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