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Grover Norquist: Boehner's 'Plan B' Upholds Our Tax Pledge

Cambermeister Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 7:39 PM
I'll translate what Lois was trying to say; "as a leftist, whenever I know my position sucks I instinctively look for anything I can use against my opponent other than the issues because...well...as I said...my position sucks"

Despite Democrats' intransigent, no-way-no-how screeching about John Boehner's "Plan B," House Republican leaders are pressing forward with the option behind the scenes.  Those efforts received an important boost today when Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform released a statement affirming that the potential plan would not violate the group's oft-cited tax pledge:
 

ATR has consistently maintained that individual Members of Congress make a pledge to their constituents to oppose and vote against tax increases. The House this week will vote on a tax bill. This legislation—popularly known as “Plan B”--permanently prevents a tax increase on...