Grover Likens Tax Pledge to Marriage
7:40 AM, Nov 27, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
In an interview on CNN, Grover Norquist likened his no-tax pledge to marriage.
"The pledge is not for life, but everybody who signed the pledge including Peter King, and tried to weasel out of it, shame on him," said Norquist, according to Politico. "I hope his wife understands that commitments last a little longer than two years or something."
King, to be sure, hasn't broken the pledge. His crime? He's said he would consider it.
“A pledge you signed 20 years ago, 18 years ago, is for that Congress,” King said over the weekend, according to Politico. “For instance, if I were in Congress in 1941, I would have supported a declaration of war against Japan. I’m not going to attack Japan today.”