Norquist Agonistes

by Ramesh Ponnuru

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.