I’m not sure I’ve seen any better example of the Trump Effect. Scott Walker is reacting to the collapse of his campaign with a desperate and somewhat ridiculous new slogan aimed at out-Trumping Donald Trump. His campaign has been test-driving in the phrase for the last few days but in a speech this morning Walker officially vowed to “wreak havoc” on Washington on his first day in office. In other words, he’s just going to start breaking things, anything. Because he’s more hardcore than Donald Trump. “It’s time to wreak havoc on the status quo in Washington,” says Walker. Here’s the story.
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|May 7, 2021 11:55 a.m.
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|May 7, 2021 10:28 a.m.
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