It seems that attacks on Scott Walker seem to boomerang and simply add to his political persona of being a regular guy.
Did you hear the one about how Scott Walker never graduated college? #Fail.
The latest attack on Walker is that he has “up to” $50,000 in credit card debt to — wait for it — Sears.
We don’t know exactly how much because financial disclosures only are made in broad ranges, so it could be as little as $10,000.
Regardless, it’s SEARS!
The Daily News does the hit on Walker, from the angle of it proving he’s not really a fiscal conservative:
2016 hopeful Scott Walker has tens of thousands of dollars in credit card debt, owing money to a list of banks and stores including Sears and Barclays, a new report alleges.”
Hello, it’s SEARS!
The Daily Beast actually puts it in proper context, Scott Walker Is Just Like You! In Debt:
Scott Walker owes Sears up to $50,000.
According to his most recent financial disclosure forms, the governor owed between $10,000 and $100,000 to credit card companies in 2014. One of the cards listed is a Barclay Card, and the other is a Sears MasterCard.
“Over the years, the governor has given $370,000 of his salary back to taxpayers,” emailed AshLee Strong, a spokesperson for Walker’s Our American Revival PAC. “He has two kids in college, parents who live with him, a mortgage, car payments, and small credit card use. All in all, pretty ordinary stuff.”…
The Boston Globe noted that Walker has the lowest net worth of any serious presidential contender: -$72,500.
That’s vastly lower than the next lowest, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who clocks in at $330,507….
With his negative net-worth, Walker could be the anti-Romney—and then some. Most Americans are much more familiar with hefty credit card debt than they are with dressage.
I don’t see how any of this hurts Walker.
The Boston Globe article linked by The Daily Beast was titled, Baggage of Wealth Burdens Presidential Candidates.
Walker doesn’t have that baggage.
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