Grover Norquist Is a Secret Muslim
How do you spot a Muslim? A beard is usually a good tip off. That’s how Cathie Adams, former chairman of the Texas Republican Party and current president of the Texas arm of the conservative interest group Eagle Forum, unmasked Grover Norquist. Adams explained at a Tea Party event this week that the anti-tax lobbyist is part of a “stealth jihad” being carried out in the U.S. “As you see, he has a beard. He’s married [to] a Muslim woman,” she said. “But he denies that he has converted himself. He denies that.” Norquist isn’t the only prominent figure involved in this secret jihad. Adams suggested clean-shaven CIA Director John Brennan could very well be an undercover Muslim as well. “Where is the outcry?” she demanded. “Thank God that Ted Cruz is now in the United States Senate!”
Interesting. I always suspected Michelle Bachmann was a beard; does that make her Muslim too, maybe even another member of the “stealth jihad”? Read other examples of thinking from the fringe at The Daily Beast.
I will just report the article I read in Slate:
Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist on Monday morning delivered what just may be the most bizarre quote of this still young election post-mortem season, suggesting that President Obama managed to win re-election by successfully portraying Mitt Romey as a “poopy head.”
The Huffington Post flags the no doubt soon-to-be hashtag-generating quote:
“The president was committed; elected on the basis that he was not Romney and Romney was a poopy head and you should vote against Romney and he won by two points,” Norquist said on CBS’ “This Morning” Monday. “But he didn’t make the case that we should have higher taxes and higher spending, he kind of sounded like the opposite.”
The Americans for Tax Reform chief’s comments came during a string of appearances Monday on morning news programs, where he attempted to push back against the idea that the American voters handed the president a mandate last week and where he went on the offensive against a possible “fiscal cliff” deal that would include tax hikes.
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I was pondering the application of what has been termed “groupthink” to various disastrous events in history—the Bay of Pigs, the Iraq War, the Titanic, the Edsel—and by extrapolating I think I see one real danger for the Republican Party … one which is actually easy to rectify. I’m speaking of Grover Norquist’s Pledge which all Republicans have taken insisting that, under no circumstances, will they raise taxes on the Federal and even on the State level.
This pledge is a fine example of groupthink and it is leading to a disaster.
First, anyone taking a pledge to an individual who is totally outside of the government is clearly accepting a treasonous position. Our elected government is pledged to the support of the people and the Constitution of the United States. If, as it certainly appears, a government representative takes a pledge that overrules his governmental responsibilities, that representative is failing to uphold the Constitution and is by definition showing loyalty to someone outside of the government and therefore is committing what is defined as a disloyal, treasonous act.
When does “We the people” mean Grover Norquist?
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