Scott Walker embarrassed himself when he compared Wisconsin protesters to ISIS. He backed off of that comparison (a little) but then embarrassed himself all over again when he compared ISIS to a computer virus.
Walker has outdone himself again by stating that his being an Eagle Scout has prepared him to be Commander in Chief of the largest military in the world:
According to the video, the final question Hewitt asked Walker was, "Does the prospect of being commander in chief daunt you? Because the world that you describe when you're talking about safety is going to require a commitment to American men and women abroad, obviously at some point. How do you think about that?"
Walker first acknowledged, "That's an appropriate question."
"As a kid, I was in Scouts. And one of the things I’m proudest of when I was in Scouts is I earned the rank of Eagle," Walker said. "Being an Eagle Scout is one of the few things you get as a kid that, you are not the past, it’s something you are."
The governor said whenever he attends an Eagle Scout ceremony, he tells the young man being honored that he's not there to congratulate him, but to issue a charge — that once a Scout obtains the Eagle ranking, he is responsible for living up to that calling for the rest of his life.
He then drew from his Eagle Scout experience discussing his military philosophy.
"America is an exceptional country," Walker said. "And I think, unfortunately, sometimes there are many in Washington who think those of us who believe we are exceptional means we are superior, that we're better than others in the world.
"And to me, much like my thought process of being an Eagle Scout is, no, being an exceptional country means we have a higher responsibility ... not just to care for ourselves and our own interests, but to lead in the world, to ensure that all freedom-loving people have the capacity, who yearn for that freedom, to have that freedom."
A quick look at the possible merit badges that a Boy Scout could earn reveals that not one of them includes military strategy or international affairs.
Gee, do you think Walker might have been talking out of his arse again?