A Georgia Republican is facing backlash after displaying childlike behavior during a rally on Friday. Following in the footsteps of President Donald Trump, who has been known to ridicule women and other minority groups, Sen. David Perdue mocked the name of Sen. Kamala Harris.
“Ka-MAL-a, Ka-MAL-a or Kamala, Kamala, Ka-mala, -mala, -mala, I don’t know, whatever,” Perdue said at the Trump rally in Georgia.
The conservative enjoyed his 15 seconds of fame as the crowd joined in laughter. But other elected officials in Georgia quickly distanced themselves from the Republican after the video went viral.
Democrat Jon Ossoff, who is engaged in a reelection battle against Perdue, went to Twitter to condemn the mockery.
“Senator Perdue never would have done this to a male colleague. Or a white colleague. And everyone knows it,” Ossoff said.
Senator Perdue never would have done this to a male colleague.
Or a white colleague.
— Jon Ossoff (@ossoff) October 17, 2020
Ossoff also spoke with multiple media outlets to further distinguish himself from his opponent.
“This is what President Trump has done to Republicans in…