Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) appeared Thursday night on Fox News, in an interview with Wisconsin native Greta Van Susteren, and stood by his contention from Thursday's Congressional hearing that his anti-public employee union lawÂ is "truly progressive" -- though he admitted to having "fun" with the word.
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Van Susteren asked: "In your testimony today, you referred to your budget as 'truly progressive.' Were you--" said Van Susteren.
Walker immediately replied: "In the best sense of the word."
"I was gonna ask, were you tweaking the progressives, and were you tweaking Wisconsin history?" asked Van Susteren.
"But it is progressive. I mean, you look at Tommy Thompson--" Walker begin, referring to the former long-time Republican governor of the state, and former Secretary of Health and Human Services under President George W. Bush.
"But why use that word?" Van Susteren asked.
"Well, I had fun with that," said Walker.
"All right, so I figured," said Van Susteren.