Scott Walker is a folk hero. Walking out without much fanfare, he took the stage with his sleeves rolled up and started talking about the Founding Fathers. It's a tent revival.
And that makes sense. Scott Walker is headlining the Great American Revival, a plan to create more jobs, more opportunity and, possibly, more speaking engagements that don't require suit jackets. He has a profile for a leader that American needs and he's certainly going to tell you about it. Because according to Governor Walker, he's earned the ability to gloat a little, and given the response, I'm not sure anyone in the room would disagree.
Walker's speech is not very different from the other speeches we've heard throughout the day: he focused on the middle class, he excoriated the Obama Administration for their lack of propriety in the arena of foreign affairs and he outlined what he believes the Obama Administration is doing to destroy America. But unlike the other speeches we've heard today, Walker's is a campaign stump speech complete with lines that are destined to follow him throughout his potential candidacy like: