US governor Scott Walker fires back at Instagram ‘haters’ by posting shots of beer and cheese curds

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The governor of Wisconsin wants all his instagram critics to kick back with a cold beer.

After Wired published an article Thursday criticising Republican governor Scott Walker for having a boring Instagram feed, Walker decided to hit back at the “liberal media” — by posting a photo of a beer.

“For those in the liberal media who don’t like my Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, I have a simple response,” wrote Walker in an Instagram post Thursday. “Can I get you a beer?”

The response, which Walker followed by a barrage of tweets and Instagram posts of other Wisconsin food items and scenes, earned the Republican governor some support — along with a fair dose of ridicule — on social media.

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Source: Wired and Twitter


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Source: The Hill


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