As he was listing off all of the purported successes of his agenda, there was one he missed, that QuadGraphics was laying off untold numbers of workers (emphasis mine):
Quad/Graphics Inc. has laid off an unspecified number of workers and announced that it would close two plants, according to a representative with the company.Pretty convenient that on the day that Walker is to give his campaign, er, State of the
Claire Ho, manager of media relations with Sussex-based Quad/Graphics, said the company will close plants in Marengo, Iowa, and Pomona, Calif. The two closures will result in about 200 employees losing their jobs.
Ho confirmed that there are an unspecified number of job cuts in Wisconsin, but said the number of layoffs in the state are "minimal." She declined further comment.
After all, it's not like they were cozy with Walker or anything. They only let him use their plant for a campaign stunt just days before the recall election in 2012, in which he talked about how QuadGraphics would be so successful because of his policies. And it's not like there's an 17-minute video of him doing it:
The only thing that surprises me is that it took Quad so long to start failing under Walker's agenda.
H/T Jud Lounsbury for the video