It would be great to see leaders in my old Republican party campaign against some of the Republican candidates who will further damage the reputation of the party and our country. Ted Budd, Herschel Walker, Dr. Oz, and Ron Johnson, eg are each not worthy of being in the Senate given their blind support of the former president and The Big Lie as well as other shortcomings. Democrats have a few interesting candidates, but for the most part the ones who concern me the most are on the Republican side.
Those who support Walker should see what his own son says about his campaign on family values. Four children by four women and not involved at all in their raising. This is on top of the abortion story that just arose or other inane ramblings on issues. Walker is a great football player, but this is not someone I want to lead us in the Senate. We already have Marjorie Taylor Greene from Georgia in Congress.
It is sad that we could end up with Budd as he defeated a much better and ethical Republican in former Governor Pat McCrory. Budd is huge Trump fan, but he also has some issues with his family business that should get heightened scrutiny and I have not seen one truthful ad from Budd in the campaign.
We should not forget Oz was called before Congress for peddling untested and potentially dangerous miracle drugs on his TV show and Johnson is so far afield, his own party openly disagreed with some of his Trump claims. What Oz did was in violation of his Hippocratic oath in my view and Johnson has been so far removed from the truth that his name is well known outside of Wisconsin.
We deserve better than these folks. The Democrats are running far better candidates and should get due consideration, even by Republicans. That is what this independent voter thinks.