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Blogger Apologizes For 'Error' That Had Scott Walker Voting For Reagan (UPDATED)

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UPDATE -- 3:04 p.m.: John Hawkins, the blogger who did the interview with Walker, said the transcript of Walker's comments on Reagan initially posted to Right Wing News was incorrect.

"I went back and listened to the audio. It’s a little hard to hear at that point and unfortunately, my transcriptionist made an error," Hawkins wrote on Right Wing News.

Hawkins said Walker actually said the following:

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.

"All I can do at this point is apologize for the error. This was our mistake and it was very unfair to Scott Walker who is catching flack because of an honest error on our part."

Read the original story below:

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) may need to take a second look at his date of birth after claiming in an interview that he voted for Republican idol and former President Ronald Reagan.

Walker told Right Wing News that one of Reagan's merits was that you knew what you were going to get in return for voting for his candidacy.

"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," Walker said. "You knew how a Reagan administration, a Reagan presidency was going to be better for you."

As one blogger notes, Walker, who was born in 1967, would have been 13 when Reagan first ran for president and only 17 when Reagan was reelected.

Walker has been frequently mentioned as a potential presidential candidate in 2016.

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