What's wrong with
Someone please tell me. I've
been aware of Scott Walker since his contretemps
with the public unions of Wisconsin. But
now he's being spoken of as a candidate for
president, and the worst
the NYT can come up with is a couple old
politically-incorrect emails among his staff, and
the fact that Walker dropped out of college a couple
Is that all they got?! Really?
Meanwhile the Washington Post published three hit
pieces on Walker in a single day.
That can only mean they feel threatened, which can
only be a good thing.
Why? Because he didn't attack Rudy Giuliani
they way they think he should have.
necessary for public officials to disown such
Walker chose not to lift himself out of the
case you forgot..."He didn't finish college!"
I personally don't like that he attends an
evangelical church, since I am personally not a fan
of evangelicals, but it's a non-denominational
Christian church which is something I personally
like very much, so that's a wash at worst.
More serious is the fact that Walker joined the
procession of Republicans to kiss the ring of casino
mogul and tribalist warmonger Sheldon Adelson, with
the prospect that he'll be doing Adelson's bidding
if elected. But it's hard to remember the last
president who didn't do the bidding of the Ruling
Class. (See Update below)
Meanwhile, he's an advocate of smaller government
(better late than never) and pushes back against
Maybe Scott Walker is as craven and crappy as most
Dem/Rep candidates. But I haven't seen it so
far. Just have to hope that if nominated, he
doesn't choose a running mate like Sarah Palin.
The Times ends with a reference to "Mr.
Walkerís law that all but ended collective
bargaining for public sector workers here."
Well, that's something we could use
nationwide. It would transform this country at
And transforming is what this country
So tell me below, please. What am I missing?
Update! Never mind, Scott Walker told
Speaking to a crowd of Wealthy Jewish Donors in
Palm Beach, Walker promised to scuttle any nuclear
deal with Iran (designed to prevent Iran from
gaining nuclear weapons). Like a good
Republican, not to mention a good neo-con, Walker
promised that WAR would always be the first resort
with any country Israel doesn't like.
He didn't mention that Israel hates nearly
every country on Earth, and every country on Earth
hates Israel. Devil's in the Details as they