Gov. Tony Evers was not impressed with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz showing off the Paul Bunyan Trophy in a video taunt at the Wisconsin governor.
Walz said in a Facebook video that he is excited to have the Badgers and Evers come to Minnesota for the next installment of the rivalry between the two state universities.
Evers responded on Twitter by saying the governor "looked ridiculous holding that axe."
.@GovTimWalz thinks he’s very funny by showing off Paul Bunyan’s axe in Minnesota. November 30, 2019 is coming up fast – enjoy the axe while you still can! The @UWBadgers are comin’ for you. pic.twitter.com/PjF75HcQ6P— Governor Tony Evers (@GovEvers) February 5, 2019
The Gophers defeated the Badgers this past season and thus have control of Paul Bunyan's Axe, the trophy of the rivalry game.
Evers also told Walz to not get use to it as the Badgers were coming for them.
The next game between the two schools will be held Nov. 30, 2019 in Minnesota. The all-time series is currently tied at 60-60-8.