“When the Texas Public Policy Foundation considered its options for keynote speaker at this year’s 10th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature, there was no question that Governor Scott Walker was at the top of our list. His fight for accountable government, genuine democracy, and fiscal responsibility in his own state directly reflects the signal national debate of our age. We were privileged to have him join us – and we are tremendously heartened by his victory this evening.
“Governor Walker’s win isn’t the vindication of a particular political party: it’s a victory for the America established by our Founders, where opportunity flourished, the individual was paramount, and our government truly served the people. This battle in Wisconsin is won – but the fight goes on, in Texas and in every other state of our great nation.
“In congratulating Scott Walker and the people of Wisconsin, we do not congratulate them on a fine finish for themselves – but on a superb beginning for America.”
Brooke Rollins is president and chief executive officer of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit free-market research institute based in Austin.
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