Needless to say, Walker doesn't do very well:
As Norman points out, the jobs gap is not due to rainy days, as Walker tried to claim. However, it does have everything to do with the fact that Walker and his agenda are all wet:
It’s not a coincidence that Wisconsin’s jobs slump coincides with Walker’s term in office, because so many of the policies he’s enacted are anti-growth, including:And we won't see an economically sunny day again until we get rid of the likes of Walker. It's really that simple.
Austerity economic policies help explain Wisconsin’s poor jobs performance. Bad weather does not.
- Cutting public employees’ take-home pay about one billion dollars a year;
- Rejecting federal funding for infrastructure construction and Medicaid expansion;
- Squeezing education at all levels—universities, technical colleges, secondary and elementary schools;
- Capping both state aid to local governments and local government spending.