As Governor Walker visits South Carolina and Georgia today (with a few travel hiccups!), Bloomberg reports on his sweeping 16-city presidential announcement tour through six states.
Note: "A little before three o'clock this morning, we left Atlanta and drove here because we didn't want to let you down because we knew there was a great crowd," Walker said."
Flight Delays Add Exhaustion to Scott Walker's Rollout Marathon
By John McCormick
July 15, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Wednesday he hasn't slept for more than a day after thunderstorms wreaked havoc on the commercial flight schedule his campaign created to stress his everyman persona and save some money.
"Because of the storms last night, we were diverted to Memphis for a while," Walker told about 250 people gathered at a Harley-Davidson dealership in North Charleston. "Finally, when they got us into Atlanta, we had missed our flight to here by about five minutes."
The journey then continued by rental car.
"A little before three o'clock this morning, we left Atlanta and drove here because we didn't want to let you down because we knew there was a great crowd," Walker said.
It could be a long day for Walker. He has two additional stops in South Carolina, a drive back to Atlanta, and an evening appearance there. On Thursday, Walker heads to New Hampshire before starting a three-day tour of Iowa on Friday.
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