I would be the last person to argue that you need a college degree to succeed in life, since I don't have one myself. Of course, I'm not running for gov, either, but that's not why.
I dropped out of school in my junior year, took a newspaper job, and never looked back. But, based on how Scott Walker tells his story, maybe I should rephrase that.
Tony Galli of WKOW-TV in Madison asked Walker, a Marquette dropout, whether his lack of a degree was a problem, and whether he planned to get one. Said Walker:
“No, and it’s not an obstacle.
In the end, people judge us based on our records.
Like so many people in this state, and like a lot of juniors and seniors in college right now, who are very scared about having a job, I was one of the fortunate ones who had a job opportunity going into my senior year, went to work full time for the American Red Cross before I finished off my college degree, and I think my record speaks for itself.”
I guess my new explanation is that I took a newspaper job before I finished off my college degree.
Which, like Walker's, was never finished.