Predictable: Former John McCain Operative Calls Scott Walker ‘Kind of a Dumba–‘

Predictable: Former John McCain Operative Calls Scott Walker ‘Kind of a Dumba–‘

sctwlkrcpcEstablishment and squishy Republicans love to criticize conservative Republicans, so it comes as no surprise that former John McCain 2008 presidential campaign adviser Mark Salter is piling on Scott Walker. At CPAC this past weekend, when asked how he would handle ISIS as president, Walker responded, “We need a leader with that kind of confidence. If I can take on 100,000 protesters, I can do the same across the world.”

Business Insider reports,

On Thursday, Salter went on Facebook and posted an article criticizing a comment Walker made about the Islamic State jihadist group (also known as ISIS or ISIL) at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Salter added a colorful comment.

“I want to like him but Scott Walker is kind of a dumb ass,” Salter wrote.

Who needs Democrats when you have Republicans like Salter slamming one of our best candidates for president? Sounds like sour grapes over McCain losing in 2008 – no doubt in part Salter’s fault.

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2017.

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