Sep 22, 2015
As Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker--known for his anti-worker policies and staunch opposition to women's rights--ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Monday, many of the responses to his exit were as short as his candidacy.
"Scott Walker is still a disgrace, just no longer national," said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka.
And Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL Pro-Choice America: "Hey Scott Walker, as one of the most anti-choice politicians in the race--not to mention a hypocrite--don't let the door hit you on the way out. Also, we're curious, do the Koch Brothers get a refund?"
In his home state, Walker was greeted by a last-minute action by Overpass Light Brigade, who showed up on a freeway bridge in Milwaukee with a light-up banner reading simply, "DROPOUT."
"[A]s Wisconsinites, we understand the damage that marks Scott Walker's reign," the group wrote on its Facebook page. "The country saw through his deceit and mediocrity. Will Wisconsin residents finally do the same?"
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