|March 13, 2013|
That was until I saw the speech. I watched a very scratchy sounding full version that bored me and the crowd to tears, initially. It wasn't until Walker sensed an opening, a smattering of shouts, that finally got things going. It's almost comical how Walker raised his voice to declare what has become the same old mundane and tired rhetoric, as something magically transformational. To a crowd unfamiliar with memorized talking points, his condescending "moral cause" and disciplinary ruthlessness of throwing people to the curb was something to cheer about. But since coming in 6th place in the CPAC straw poll, behind Paul Ryan, he might be feeling a little bit embarrassed.
Walker's speech reminded me of comedian Pat Paulson's campaign speech for president back in the 60's. Check out this short audio only moment, I know you'll agree: