Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Trump/Walker 2016?

I'm not sure if Donald Trump was trying to appease the Republican establishment or was mocking them, but either way, he started to drop some names for possible running mates:
In an interview with USA Today, Trump indicated Walker, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ohio Gov. John Kasich were possible vice presidential picks. Walker and Rubio have dropped out of the presidential race, but Kasich continues his run, as does Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas.

"There are people I have in mind in terms of vice president," Trump said. "I just haven't told anybody names. ... I do like Marco. I do like Kasich ... I like Walker actually in a lot of ways. I hit him very hard. ... But I've always liked him. There are people I like, but I don't think they like me because I have hit them hard."
Walker, who still has hurt feelings, laughed it off, but kept open the possibility of being someone else - anyone else's - running mate:
"I literally just heard it in the car and I said — I laughed — it's kind of interesting to hear that after the things that were said about me a couple weeks ago," Walker told reporters. "But I'm focused on being the governor of the state of Wisconsin. ... That's not even on my radar and it certainly wouldn't be with — I guess I was shocked more than anything to hear that."

He added: "I can't even fathom that. Like I said, it's almost breathtaking that I was listed in the first place."

Walker dodged saying whether he would accept an offer to run as vice president with Cruz.

"To me, I think that's so far off," he said. "I think if you've got a contested convention, I don't know that anyone's going to get the pick. The delegates may pick the vice presidential running mate."
Walker is probably afraid that he would have to wear a Trump toupee and cover up his glorious and growing bald spot.

I personally think that Walker is still hoping and praying for a brokered convention and that by some miracle, the Kochs, er, I mean, the party establishment, will pick him instead of Paul Ryan

1 comment:

  1. This goof has no business being considered for any leadership position by anybody for anything. He has driven Wisconsin's economy, environment and education over a cliff. As a state we are spiraling downward and his Wisconsin "OPEN FOR BUSINESS plan is an abysmal failure. He has made Wisconsin a low wage...low opportunity state in which our middle class is disappearing faster than any state in the nation. He is taking apart the state's best economic engine [U W System] brick by brick. Revenues are dropping and soon he'll institute more cuts to programs needed by the people. He has no economic, educational nor environmental plans or purpose that moves Wisconsin forward!