Calm down, liberals. Scott Walker never said he voted for Reagan

Calm down, liberals. Scott Walker never said he voted for Reagan

Last month, I did an interview with Scott Walker.  Here’s an excerpt from that interview [Hawkins means an excerpt from the transcript] which seemed insignificant at the time that has gotten a lot of attention from liberal blogs today.

I remember, I was a teenager, had just become a teenager and voted for Ronald Reagan — limited government, you know, smaller government, lower taxes, strong national defense.  You knew what you were getting.  You knew how a Reagan administration, a Reagan presidency was going to be better for you.

It turns out Scott Walker wasn’t old enough to vote for Reagan. So, did he lie? Did he misremember it?

Actually, it was neither. …

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What Scott Walker actually said was,

A vote for Ronald Reagan meant limited government, you know, smaller government, lower taxes, strong national defense.  You knew what you were getting.  You knew how a Reagan administration, a Reagan presidency  was going to be better for you.

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All I can do at this point is apologize for the error.

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