Will Wis. GOP Candidates Pass the Test?

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You may haveheard that national Republicans are considering a litmus test to see if the party’s candidates are conservative enough to call themselves Republicans and get backing from the party. 

To qualify, a candidate needs to agree on 8 of the 10 points.  Bonus if you think the world is flat and/or was created in a week.

So here’s the question.  Will anyone — perhaps a reporter — ever ask Scott Walker and Mark Neumann to take the test?  And if not, why not?

 Here is the list:

(1) We support smaller government, smaller national debt, lower deficits and lower taxes by opposing bills like Obama’€™s ‘€œstimulus’€ bill;

(2) We support market-based health care reform and oppose Obama-style government run health care;

(3) We support market-based energy reforms by opposing cap and trade legislation;

(4) We support workers’€™ right to secret ballot by opposing card check;

(5) We support legal immigration and assimilation into American society by opposing amnesty for illegal immigrants;

(6) We support victory in Iraq and Afghanistan by supporting military-recommended troop surges;

(7) We support containment of Iran and North Korea, particularly effective action to eliminate their nuclear weapons threat;

(8) We support retention of the Defense of Marriage Act;

(9) We support protecting the lives of vulnerable persons by opposing health care rationing and denial of health care and government funding of abortion; and

(10) We support the right to keep and bear arms by opposing government restrictions on gun ownership.

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