Has Scott Walker been reading my blog?
Yesterday I wrote “I think it’s time for [Scott Walker] to drop out.”
Today, he announces that he’s dropping out.
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In January 2014 I wrote that Scott Walker would not win the nomination.
He reminds me of Tim Pawlenty. Pawlenty was also a governor from a northern-midwest state who was well liked and respected by Republican-Party insiders and who could supposedly attract the votes of working-class white Democrats, but was social-conservative enough to be liked by the Christian Right.
But like Pawlenty, Scott Walker is unknown outside of hardcore politics circles. The history of Republican nominations shows that someone who is well known or even “next-in-line” always wins the Republican nomination. Pawlenty’s presidential campaign never even took off at all because he was just too boring. I once made the mistake of predicting that Pawlenty would win the Republican nomination, and I’ve learned from my mistakes.