A Conversation with Scott Walker

Governor Scott Walker (R-WIS) is one of those rare politicians who is pragmatic, honest, and actually keeps his campaign promises. Prior to his election, Wisconsin faced a $3.6 billion dollar budget deficit, an unemployment rate of 7.8%, and a 27% increase in property taxes. Under his leadership, Wisconsin now enjoys a $342 million budget surplus, a decline in property taxes, and an unemployment rate of 6.7%. He survived a recall election, winning with a higher percentage of the vote than the original election. American Thinker had the privilege of interviewing Governor Walker about his recent book, Unintimidated: A Governor's Story and a Nation's Challenge, as well as other issues. American Thinker: You commented that you think the next President should be a governor. Please explain. Governor Scott Walker: I was asked who my ideal candidate would be and I answered a current or former governor. That does not mean someone else couldn't, like Paul Ryan, who in my opinion has the same...(Read Full Article)