While campaigning in New Hampshire, Scott Walker once again put his foot into it.
When asked if he would be with #BlackLivesMatter activists, he called the question "ridiculous" and said that he only had interest in talking about things that really matter.
Here is an audio recording published by Daily Mail:
From the article:
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker sidestepped 'ridiculous' questions on Friday about whether he would be willing to meet with organizers of the 'Black lives Matter' movement, saying he would limit his time in New Hampshire to commenting on 'things that matter.'
'I'm going to meet with voters. I mean, I've said, it's not just – who knows who that is?' Walker said of the amorphous civil rights group, following his breakfast speech at a 'Politics and Eggs' forum in Manchester, New Hampshire.
The presidential candidate likened the prospect of a sit-down with the aggressive civil rights group's loudest voices to the idea of meeting with top representatives from a leaderless movement on the political right.
'I'm going to talk with American voters. Period. It's the same way as saying you're going to meet with the tea party,' he said in a rare moment of agitation. 'Who's the tea party? There's hundreds of thousands of people out there.'
Walker is starting to make Sarah Palin look adept at handling questions that doesn't fit their script.
It is also pretty obvious that Walker is starting to lose his grip on the subliminal racism that has carried him this far. Then again, anyone who has followed Walker for any length of time knows that his racism has always been fairly obvious.
Wisconsinites also probably could get a chuckle out of Walker feigning ignorance about who the Tea Party is. He's often bragged about being "the original Tea Party in Wisconsin."
I have a funny feeling that Walker's internal polling is much, much worse than the recently released public polls show. He's showing all the signs of a person having a meltdown.