Mark Neumann, Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor, in a 1997 speech. Nuemann has pulled even with his Republican primary opponent Scott Walker in recent polls

“If somebody walks in to me and says, ‘I’m a gay person; I want a job in your office.’ I would say, ‘That’s inappropriate’ and they wouldn’t be hired, because that would mean they are promoting their agenda. The gay and lesbian lifestyle (is) unacceptable, lest there be any question about that.”

Mark Neumann, Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor, in a 1997 speech. Nuemann has pulled even with his Republican primary opponent Scott Walker in recent polls