Scott Walker named to Time Magazine’s ‘100 most Influential People’ list
Gov. Scott Walker has been named to Time Magazine’s yearly list of the world’s 100 most influential people, joining the ranks of world leaders, entertainers and religious figures.
In a particular coup for the GOP governor, his tribute in the magazine’s list was written by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a potential adversary in the 2016 presidential race.
“His battle to bring fairness to the taxpayers through common sense reform of the public-sector collective-bargaining laws brought him scorn from the special interests and a recall election. Despite these threats, he stood tall,” Christie writes.
In a statement, Walker said he was “certainly humbled by this honor,” which carried a photo of him seated on a Harley-Davidson outside the Statehouse.
The Walker piece initially carried the cryptic headline of “The politician who reached out to the West” — the same headline given to the previous article on