Not to leave a stone unturned, left-leaning Politifacts pulled out all the stops to make sure Governor Scott Walker’s sweater story was accurate and the American people were not being fooled by his folksy manner. It’s not like we have a crisis in the Middle East, a crisis in Ukraine, or a treasonous deal with Iran to worry about, you know.
According to Breitbart, upon hearing the Gov’s story, Politifacts’ dedicated reporters swung into action.
Walker indicated on Twitter that he bought the sweater while in the Granite State. He didn’t identify the location, but there is a Kohl’s in Hooksett, about 13 miles from Concord. We called the store, and an employee in menswear said all of the store’s henley sweaters were mixed with other items on clearance racks.
Based on photos of Walker in the sweater, it appears to be a “Chaps Twisted Button Mock Sweater” in a color called “walnut twist.” We couldn’t find that sweater available on the Kohl’s web site, so we visited the Kohl’s store in Glendale to paw through the clearance racks.
There we found plenty of Chaps sweaters marked between 80 and 90 percent off — an even deeper cut than the 70% Walker cited when describing the deal. Some of the sweaters we found were originally priced at $70 and marked down to $7.
The fact that the Left actually spent significant resources to check out this story, while leaving Hillary’s email scandal uninvestigated, is proof of the anti-Republican bias present in most of the media. The liberals are really scared of Scott Walker. His folksy manner could just be the perfect foil to Hillary’s plans to move into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
When you couple his likable persona with his track record in defeating everything the Left had to throw at him, not once but several times, you can understand their apprehension.
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Walker has a connection to the American people, at least the ones in fly-over country. Hillary is losing momentum because of her dishonesty. Although the media will do everything in their power to coronate Secretary Clinton, I think Governor O’Malley was right when he said that: “The presidency is not a crown we pass around between two families.”
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