Wisconsin governor Scott Walker scored an impressive political pandering combo over the weekend, not only making a stump speech at a steel mill, but interrupting that speech to talk trash about the Vikings and writing "Go Packers" on a steel beam destined for the new Minnesota stadium.
But wait a minute, the folks in Minneapolis won't stand for this:
"Governor Walker did sign a piece of steel that was in a fabrication shop in Wisconsin, but his signature and whatever else he wrote has been removed from that piece of steel," John Wood, an executive at the construction company building the stadium, told Minnesota Public Radio.
It turns out the Wisconsin steel plant was only a supplier for the main manufacturer, based in Minneapolis, which gave the Minnesotans a chance to scrub out any objectionable graffiti.
- Dan Gartland