Scott Walker is watching Iowa slip away from him….

The Wisconsin Governor has slipping in the early polling ….

He is now behind Trump , Carson and Cruz…..

When Scott Walker returns Monday to campaign at the Iowa State Fair, he’ll be in an uncomfortable position, watching competitors in the crowded GOP field threaten his hold on a state he needs to win to survive.

After seven months as the clear favorite to win this first-in-the-nation caucus state, the Wisconsin governor is suddenly sinking in the polls— overtaken by the summer’s massive anti-establishment wave and at risk of losing his grip.
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“He’s lost a lot of momentum here because he didn’t convert that early momentum into committed caucus-goers. Now he’s got to re-start his engine here, and that’s not easy to do,” said Doug Gross, a GOP operative who supported Mitt Romney four years ago and has yet to commit to a candidate this cycle.

The silver lining: The race is still winnable for Walker because other top-tier candidates have yet to ignite. Jeb Bush, despite having the strongest organization in Iowa, isn’t a natural fit in a socially conservative state. Others like Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, both of whom hold strong appeal to social conservatives here, seem to be focusing their efforts elsewhere.

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5 thoughts on “Scott Walker is watching Iowa slip away from him….”

  1. In an attempt to revive his flailing campaign ,Walker is now adopting Trumps line on immigration.

    By pushing Republican candidates ever rightward on this issue, GOPers are implicitly giving up on the Hispanic vote.

    If this trend continues I look for the eventual nominee to draw significantly LESS than Mitt Romneys 27% among Hispanic voters ,maybe down into the midteens.

  2. It’s easy for someone like me who’s following the mainstream press to forget how intensely issues like immigration, Cuba and Mexico are followed in the Latino community.

    What are treated in the Anglo press as passing details or minor nuances of difference in the ways laws are enacted or enforced, or in the speeches and policies of officials and politicians, are often given huge coverage on Telemundo, Univisión and the Spanish-language newspapers and periodicals.

    And those who vote give enormous weight to these matters when deciding how to vote.

  3. I cant see where a Republican nominee can wi n in 2016 getting less Latino suppprt than Romney did.

    There simply aren’t enough old white people left to make up for it.

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  4. As far as I can see there are only two GOPer’s that are looking past the primaries
    Bush and Kssich….
    The question is can they get a win IN the primaries?

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