Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has slumped but that doesn’t mean you can predict his future in a race that is in an uncertain state.
Three expert political observers agreed on both parts of that statement in an “On the Issues with Mike Gousha” program at Eckstein Hall on Wednesday. In short, Walker’s down, but don’t count him out.
“It’s gut check time” for Walker, said Molly Ball, who covers national politics for The Atlantic. Walker has gotten away from the campaign messages that were working well for him both in Iowa and nationally, she said, and the surge of support for Donald Trump has deflated Walker’s campaign. She said it’s surprising to see someone known for his composure to be as rattled as Walker has appeared in some recent instances. Read more »