Skip to comments.Is Scott Walker the Answer?
Posted on 02/05/2014 7:13:52 PM PST by SeekAndFind
With Chris Christie still stuck in a traffic scandal at the foot of the George Washington Bridge, the donors and Main Street Republicans who make up the bulk of the GOP center-right establishment can be forgiven for feeling a little nervous.
If Christie fades, this cohort, which boosted both Mitt Romney and John McCain to the nomination, fear that a Tea Party-fueled candidate will take over the party, leading to a drubbing at the hands of the Democrats come November 2016.
Thus hopes have turned to Jeb Bush as a possible savior, even though the Florida governor has been out of office for seven years. Its why Paul Ryan is practically being dragged into the race, even though the Wisconsin congressman and former vice-presidential nominee seems set on staying in the House. Its why there have even been rumbles that even Romney is considering another go, his two-time rejection by the American public notwithstanding.
So without other options, can the establishment learn to love Scott Walker?
The controversial Wisconsin governor is slated to come and hobnob with top New York donors this spring, and he has quickly become a top draw for radio and TV bookers now that Christie has gone mostly silent. And although Walkers public persona as a cultural warrior for the Tea Party became cemented after his efforts to strip the union public sector of collective bargaining rights, for many, his appeal actually lies in the fact that he may be one of the few Republicans running who can sway independent voters.
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i think our only hope is to have a hispanic on either end.Walker/Cruz, Cruz/Walker would make for a killer ticket.
Considering the source....’Concern trolling’?
No person should be allowed to hold the office of the President of the United States: 1- who is not native born , or ; 2 - who has never served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States .
The generalizations are moronic. Plenty of moderates run and lose, but the only time the klieg lights come on are when conservatives run and lose.
There's are easier ways to write that; "squishes", "RINOS", "libs", "country-clubbers" etc...
Walker is pro-Amnesty. He’s a “path to citizenship” candidate.
Where have we heard that song before?
a Tea Party-fueled candidate Reagan will take over the party, leading to a drubbing at the hands of the Democrats come November 2016 1980.
Are you pro-amnesty for illegal immigrant invaders?
Scott Walker can shove it. Cares nothing for Americans, only illegal aliens.
Yes, because they did so well with Romney and McCain.
I'd take Thomas Jefferson over just about anyone you could imagine to be President of the United States.
Serving as muscle for America's crony capitalism hardly strikes me as a qualifier. Doing so without even becoming cognizant of having done so strikes me as a disqualifier.
Where have we heard that song before?
Missouri Senate race?
Nevada Senate race?
Delaware Senate race?
Heaven help us.
I'm fine with immigration.
It's the socialism that will rot the country, with or without immigration.
Scapegoating immigrants for our economic dysfunction is a mistake.
I served honorably 4 years, as a veteran, I give them my blessing to run.
One of the reasons I served was to protect the freedoms of all Americans, many of whom did not serve for v arious and valid reasons.
My 93 year old mother never served and she would make a better president than at least the last two democrats that held that office.
And don't forget that right-wing-crazy Tea-Partier Mitt Romney who lost the Presidency but had no effect whatsoever on the down-ticket Senate races. And that crazy woman in Delaware, if it wasn't for the likes of her and the Tea Party, Republicans would have taken over the House in 2010.
I thought that Ryan is pro-amnesty, but he disqualified himself a long time ago, along with Jeb Bush and Christie. I hadn't read that much about Walker.
Thanks for the heads up and letting me that I have more research to do these next couple of years.
No doubt we'll know everything the demonrat's one stream media wants US to know about whomever the focus of their fear and loathing is by then.
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