Monday, November 24, 2014

Tax cuts?? Presidential campaign?? Scott Walker needs to take a reality pill, put aside personal ambition, and focus on what's best for Wisconsin

Two weeks before the election. 

Scott Walker says next state budget will begin with $535 million surplus. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/22/2014)

PolitiFact (R) Wisconsin rates this claim as "false".

Two weeks after the election.

State faces $2.2 billion deficit heading into 2015-17 budget cycle. (Wisconsin State Journal, 11/21/2014)

This red column is not what's best for Wisconsin.

Never one to be deterred, Walker had already arrogantly pushed ahead.

Walker says he's seriously weighing Presidential bid.  (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/18/2014)

Well, here's the thing, folks.

In early 2011, Scott Walker earned himself a high national profile after "dropping the bomb" at the beginning of his first divisive term as Governor.  Yet in late 2014, in  poll after poll of Republican Presidential primary preferences, he still struggles to gain the upper hand against Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal.

Real Clear Politics 

A quixotic campaign for the Presidency is not what's best for Wisconsin.

2015-17 legislative session posts:
After the election, Walker shares the specifics of moving Wisconsin forward.  (11/15/2014)
Republican legislative agenda as reported  by the Journal Sentinel.  (11/10/2014)
Continuing to bend over for the Koch Brothers is a different position?  (11/10/2014)
Dear Senator Fitzgerald:  Better for whom?  (11/7/2014)
Wisconsin's Republican legislative leaders say "meh" to job creation.  (11/7/2014) 
Meet Mary "No Theatrics Here" Lazich, newly elected Wisconsin State Senate President.  (11/7/2014) 
A giddy Robin Vos announces his legislative agenda.  (11/5/2014)
Take note as the arrogant, selfish Scott Walker contradicts himself.  (11/5/2014)
Scott Walker keeps a promise not to make a promise.  (11/5/2014)

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