Norquist Holds the Deficit Hostage to 'Starve the Beast' Theory
3 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2011
Date Written: March 21, 2011
This article discusses the prospects for long-term deficit reduction given the strenuous opposition to higher taxes by influential Republican adviser Grover Norquist, who has gotten virtually every Republican in Congress to sign his no-new-taxes pledge.
JEL Classification: H20, H60, K34
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