Emperor Norquist Comes Undone! Grover: Becoming So Small That He May Drown In His Own Bathtub!
Norquist May Be Losing His Death Grip
Grover Norquist has long advocated for a government so small that he can drown it in his bathtub. Instead, Grover himself may become the actual drowning victim. For years, Norquist has had a death grip on the Republican party. Virtually every Republican candidate for office has signed "The Norquist Pledge", and whether the actual signing took place 20 years ago or yesterday, this self-appointed emperor has insisted that the pledge is for a lifetime. If it is violated, Norquist makes every effort to oust the offender from office. In the past couple of weeks, Norquist and his pledge have been challenged by some key Republicans, including Senator Saxby Chambliss and most recently Senator Lindsay Graham. Norquist's response to Graham, "Ask him if he likes being a senator".
Norquist has claimed he was told by Ronald Reagan to form Americans For Tax Reform. Strangely, no one has ever, to the best of my knowledge, asked him for proof. Probably because Norquist is such a decent, honest guy and would NEVER involve himself in dirty politics...
The Emperor Norquist Will Not Go Quietly
Grover Norquist has never just bowed out gracefully and he will not go quietly into the night. This man, who has often been called the most powerful man in Washington, has never held elected office. He has instead, spent his life lobbying, raking in hundreds of millions of dollars from the donations sent to Americans For Tax Reform. Yes, he is supported by those donations. He makes his living from those donations and when asked, refuses to say just how much he pays himself.
In addition to his 'work', he has been named as a key player in some of our nation's sleaziest scandals. From Iran-Contra, to the gambling scandal that sent Jack Abramoff and nearly a dozen others to prison, to the K Street 'Pay For Play' scandal, and even to the more recent accusations that Norquist has funneled money to and laundered money for Muslim terrorists, Norquist has never been accused of having clean hands.
Whatever Norquist Wants, Norquist Gets...
Grover Norquist wants a small federal government. In fact, Norquist believes the only legitimate job of the federal government is the defense of the nation. Norquist's goal is to starve "the beast" of government so that any and all other government programs are forced to shut down. His goal is not to reduce taxes---his goal is to cripple government, destroy all government programs and to make a living by advocating his views. The government programs he specifically targets? All of them! Not national defense? Gone!
It is about time that some of the pledge signing sheeple are waking up to Norquist's true agenda and realizing that the true agenda is not this country's welfare. They are coming to terms that it is, and always has been, all about Grover...It is time that the emperor's clothes be ripped off and he is exposed for what he truly is: a disgusting, amoral opportunist who doesn't care about this country or it's people.
Finally, Norquist needs to go home and take a bath in that bathtub he loves so much. He is dirty...