Alec MacGillis, Slate: Scott Walker Compares Unions to ISIS.
Scott Walker can’t see Russia from his house, so how does he show he’s prepared to be the leader of the free world?
Walker sought to address this gap Thursday evening at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference when he was asked a question on stage about how he would take on the threat of Islamic State jihadists. Walker claimed he was prepared to confront this threat because of his experience confronting thousands of protesters who gathered in Madison in 2011 to decry his push to undo collective bargaining for public employees in the state. “We need a leader with that kind of confidence. If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the world,”
There is the GOP mindset in a nutshell: American workers are basically terrorists who need to be broken to make the world safe for corporations, who are the only people that matter to Republicans.