Skip to comments.Analysis: Win vaults Wisconsin's Scott Walker into vice presidential discussion
Posted on 06/09/2012 7:21:15 AM PDT by Innovative
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's ability to fight off a concentrated Democratic recall challenge on Tuesday has instantly thrust him into the picture as a possible vice presidential pick for Mitt Romney, giving the low-key Mr. Walker the edge over rivals such as the more voluble New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
... The recall win caps Mr. Walker's triumph in actually breaking the union lock on government employees in his state.
"The Walker victory puts Wisconsin in play this fall," said former American Conservative Union Chairman David A. Keene.
"The effort to recall Walker has led to the development of a massive and sophisticated campaign infrastructure in a state that the Democrats won narrowly in 2000 and 2004 and that could switch this fall, denying Obama crucially important electoral votes."
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In my opinion, he should be at the top of the list of potential VP candidates.
No, no, no. Please; not now Innovative. Leave him in WI to finish the job and to torment the Union Thugs and Libs a little longer. He’s still young; his day will come.
And next week someone else will be idolized.
Most of us know very little about him aside from this union fight.
Wouldn’t you want to see him do for the US what he has done for WI?
Let’s break the Union Thugs in ALL the US!
Say, is anyone calling Tammy Baldwin too extreme for Wisconsin? Her values are not Wisconsin values? Aren't most Dem senators or Sen candidates holding views just like Baldwin? And out of touch with their own states.
“Most of us know very little about him aside from this union fight.”
That is more than enough. He has guts, to have taken on the Unions and WON.... TWICE.
In addition to my Post #2, let me say this:
If the Romney team is smart, they would go to Wisconsin and hire everybody who worked on Scott Walker’s campaign to avoid the Recall. They have a ground game and a GOTV game that will help Romney carry WI in November; something no Pubbie has done for many moons in the Presidential Election.
HEY MITT: HIRE SCOTT WALKER’S CAMPAIGN STAFF...... TODAY!!!
My governor has been facing a union driven recall too and he’s a full on liberal.
That I agree with. Hire Walkers staff and take Rubio for VP.
Walker fought to keep his job, only to end it, so that he could become Mitt’s VP? This doesn’t make any sense!
I am guessing that is already done. For all the reasons, I don’t want Romney, they have their organization firing on all cylinders, and making all the right moves.
I met him in the spring of 2011 and afterwards thought to myself that someday he would become the president.
Leave him here to torment the lefties is absolutely correct. He's not done here and won't be for a while. We sent you Ron Johnson and Paul Ryan, dumped Feingold and that #%&$@! David Obey for Sean Duffy (Rep). And for Tammy Baldwin. Puullleeeeze, folks there can be NO way she can win in November. We don't have a firm candidate for Senator for the retiring Sen. Herb Kohl but rest assured we and Gov. Walker will do our best to deliver a Senator AND our Great State of Wisconsin to the GOP this fall.
I for one am so darned proud of what we did here in WI. It is an awakening to those who are afraid (GOPe & RINOS) to stand up and defend what we KNOW to be right for this country.
Watch us now. Please find your OWN “right thinking” heroes to get this country back on the right path.
I don’t think Romney is doing squat. Zero shoots himself in the foot on a daily basis. Even the Dems are taking notice.
Yes. Scott Walker will be the POTUS soon....he needs to finish the job in Wisconsin.
Walker won on his own record of fiscal sanity. Thanks to Walker, Wisconsin didn’t have to go through the agonies of California. Some unions are miffed at the shortening of the gravy train, but nobody in that spat is being threatened with wearing a barrel either now or in their retirement.
Whoever Mitt picks will become the GOP heir apparent in 2020, should Mitt last eight years. The veep’s talents will probably be wasted for eight years, but then the blackbird will be set to fly, so to speak.
“Walker fought to keep his job, only to end it, so that he could become Mitt’s VP? This doesn’t make any sense!”
He proved himself, which also means he is ready and worthy of bigger responsibilities and a bigger sphere of influence, i.e. the US. Have him do for the US what he is achieving in WI.