Walker On Obama Bergdahl Swap: ‘This Is What Happens When’ You Elect Someone ‘Who’s Never Led Before’ [AUDIO]

Al Weaver Reporter
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Hours after the news that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl would be charged with desertion, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker lambasted President Barack Obama for making the prisoner swap in the first place.

In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt Wednesday evening, Walker echoed the host’s statement that the decision points to the judgment of Obama, saying “this is what happens when you put someone in office that’s never led before.”

“It goes to the issue of judgment, Governor Walker,” Hewitt said, pointing to Walker’s perceived comparison of union workers to ISIS fighters. “Nevertheless, the small becomes large and the large becomes small. What do you think of the president’s judgment. Not your judgment, but the president’s judgment as it’s evolving and unfolding?”

“Well, the unfortunate reality is this is what happens when you put someone in office who’s never led before. He’s not listening,” Walker said. “When you’re a governor, you’re a mayor, you’re a county executive, wherever you’re at. When you have a cabinet and you have to act on behalf of, not just the people who elected you, but the whole group. The whole constituency.”

“You gotta lead and you gotta listen to people who are hopefully as smart or smarter than you are on any given topic. You ultimately have to make the decision,” Walker said. “But this president, unfortunately, having been a [U.S.] Senator, a state senator, and a community organizer never led anything. So he’s never been in any position to make those sorts of judgments.”

“We’ve seen time and time again, they’re just faulty decisions,” Walker continued, “which would be one thing if it was something off on the side, but this is affecting, not only, American policy and American lives, but people around the world.”