Skip to comments.Walter Dalton Claims McCrory Would Govern North Carolina Like Scott Walker
Posted on 09/20/2012 8:03:31 AM PDT by 92nina
Walter Dalton, North Carolinas current Lt. Governor and Democratic nominee to be the states next governor, has been stepping up his attacks on Republican nominee Pat McCrory lately. On the campaign trail in Raleigh last Thursday, Dalton sought to tie McCrory to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But a review of Walkers record makes one wonder why Dalton finds this comparison to be a negative.
Chief Executive magazines annual survey of CEOs on the best and worst states for business had Wisconsin making the biggest improvement of any state following Walkers regulatory and labor law reforms in 2011, rising to 24th from 41st in 2010 and 43rd the year before that, one of the largest jumps in the survey's history. This year Wisconsin continued to improve, cracking the surveys the top 20 for the first time ever. All but the most detached partisans will admit that Wisconsin has gone from one of the least friendly states to do business to one of the best in a relatively short period time thanks to Walkers reforms, which also had the added benefit of preventing teacher layoffs and facilitating local tax relief.
But such surveys don't tell the whole story. While the Chief Executive magazine survey underscores Wisconsin's improvement under Walker, jobs numbers provide a better and more concrete understanding of his success. In fact, job creation is one area where Walter Dalton only wishes he could be compared to Scott Walker. By taking on the budgetary challenges facing his state and telling his constituents the truth, Walker has helped bring Wisconsins unemployment rate down from over nine percent when he took office to 7.3 percent today, one percentage point below the national average. Under the past four years of the Perdue-Dalton administration, North Carolinas already high unemployment has only gone up, from nine percent when they assumed office in 2009 to 9.6 percent today. Walter Dalton may not like Walkers policies, but he has to envy the results. It's clear that Walker's constituents are happy with the results, so much so that he is now the first governor in history to be elected twice in his first term.
Given this record, just the fact that Walter Dalton thinks a comparison to Scott Walker is an insult is quite telling. If you elect my opponent, you will have Scott Walker in North Carolina for four years, Dalton said last week. If properly educated on what Walker did in his state, many North Carolina voters will respond to Daltons allegation against McCrory with a yes, please.
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That, to me, is definitely NOT a bad thing. This country needs more people like Scott Walker in elected office.
I wish he would, all I remember is a goofy, aw-shucks guy who liked expensive taxpayer funded toys and trains for Downtown Charlotte.
>>I wish he would, all I remember is a goofy, aw-shucks guy who liked expensive taxpayer funded toys and trains for Downtown Charlotte.
Ah yes, the Charlotte “free ride” light rail.
Awesome! I was going to vote for him anyway, but this just makes it better.
I wish we had a Walker here in Maryland instead of this Casa de Maryland,immigrant loving ,same sex marriage shoving ,Tax and spend snot Booger Martin O’Malley.
TRANSLATION: “We don’t like it when state budgets are in the black.”
Let’s see now..Dalton’s boss, Bev Perdue, isn’t running again because her numbers are so in the toilet she had no chance....so Dalton now sasy he wants to do more of the same....talk about STUCK ON STUPID
Seriously, I fail to see how this is a problem.
Geez, we can only hope.
I know a guy who did communications for her, during the 2008 elections. Know him well enough to say "OK, what gives? What's she all about?"
He thought a looooong time, then very carefully said, "She is the most politically driven person I have ever met."
Sez me, when her own people can't endore her during an election, that's pretty bad.
that would be “endorse” ... not “endure”. Appropriate Freudian slip, tho. :-)
Speaking as a Wisconsin taxpayer - that’s a great thing!
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