Flynn turns on Evers, raising questions of electability
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Flynn is publicly questioning whether front-runner Tony Evers can defeat Republican Gov. Scott Walker, calling him “Republican lite” and voicing concerns that others have made more quietly throughout the campaign.
Flynn on Wednesday in a candidate debate said to Evers that Walker would “have you for lunch” if Evers isn’t aggressive enough in challenging him.
Evers called it a cheap shot.
Flynn and Evers are two of eight Democratic candidates in the race. The election is Tuesday.
Flynn and the other candidates have largely focused their arguments on Walker and what makes them the best one to challenge him. Kelda Roys and Mahlon Mitchell, in particular, have tried to argue they would provide the best contrast with Walker, a more thinly veiled criticism of Evers than the one Flynn lodged.
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