Walker's book will be titled 'Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge.'
Another political book, another possible White House run?
That’s what folks are saying about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and his forthcoming book, “Unintimidated: A Governor’s Story and a Nation’s Challenge.”
Gov. Walker, who made headlines in the last two years for clashing with unions on collective bargaining rights and surviving a bitter recall election, appears to be using his experiences in Wisconsin as fodder for the book that may help launch a presidential campaign in 2016.
“Writing a book has become part of the template of US presidential politics," Prof. Lee said. “It's part of the checklist of things you need to do as it apparently gives you credibility."
Most recently, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced she will pen a book, sparking rumors of a presidential run.
GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrote “No Apology” prior to his run last year, President Obama wrote “The Audacity of Hope” before his 2008 run, and John Edwards introduced himself to Americans with his 2003 book, “Four Trials.”
“A book provides an opportunity to personalize Walker and give Americans a sense of who he is,” Julian Zelizer, a presidential historian at Princeton University, told Reuters. "It can also serve as an election pamphlet and help him shape the discussion about him before his opponents can do it."