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Norquist Agonistes


My new Bloomberg View column lets Grover Norquist, the head of Americans for Tax Reform, make the case for opposing all tax increases. From the column:

Discussing hypothetical bargains with 10-to-1 spending cuts, in Norquist’s view, is like debating what the best kind of unicorn would be. “Wouldn’t it be nice to have silver-striped unicorns? No one’s offered you 10-to-1!” he says, raising his voice in frustration.

The rest is here.


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