A Fair Subject?

Published October 16, 2022 by Nan Mykel

What’s Fair?  Herschel Walker’s diagnosis:  Folks are rightly jumpy about avoiding mental health stigmatization, but what if it’s incurable and he wants your vote in a possibly catastrophic election?  I couldn’t find much about  Herschel Walker’s mental diagnosis, other than Dissociative Identity Disorder (which is treatable and he has owned in the past).  More troubling–just facts, no stigmatization intended–is an article in Science back in 2017 (https://www.science.org/content/article/ninety-nine-percent-ailing-nfl-player-brains-show-hallmarks-neurodegenerative-disease).  Walker maintains that his dissociative disorder diagnosis no longer fits, but then he is currently quoted as saying he’s against the climate change idea because he doesn’t need more trees.  A recent suggestion was written by Isheka N. Harrison in the May 30, 2022 issue of Moguldom.com::

People are inquiring about the mental health of Republican Georgia senate candidate Herschel Walker after his response when asked his opinion on the second-worst school shooting in recent American history. Some have suggested the former NFL icon has chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease more commonly known as CTE.   After 21 people were murdered by a gunman at a Texas school on May 24 – including 19 children and two teachers – Walker was asked about his stance on gun control.  He said that “It’s the person wielding that weapon. You know Cain killed Abel,” Walker shared his view during an interview with Fox News, referencing the biblical story in which one brother killed another over jealousy.

One refreshing opinion has been expressed by the Rude Poet@rudepoet.com, to wit: “The exploitation of obviously brain-damaged Herschel Walker by the GOP is one of the most cynical political gambits I’ve seen in a long timer.”

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