Montana's new governor Steve Bullock might be the coolest elected official ever.

Thanks to its fiscally responsible spending, Montana is one of the only states with all 24 of its parks still open, and it hasn't had to furlough any of the state government's employees (although state employees deemed non-essential were still taken off the job).

Yesterday the Governor proved that he's efficient and funny:

With The Walking Dead premiering this weekend, and recent poll numbers revealing that Americans have a higher opinion of the undead than their elected officials, Bullock's zombie reference was pretty well-timed.


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