In a year in which both the rank-and-file and the general public say that they want a fresh face, Walker could certainly be it. And the way he's handled the public employees' unions during his time in Madison should certainly please the "red meat" crowd.
The question is whether he can attract the votes of independents. Which, when you come down to it, is the real question where all of the "movement" conservatives candidates have to answer if they're going to deserve to be taken seriously as potential 2016 nominees.
HT: Drudge Report