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Wed Nov 28, 2012, 09:05 AM

Grover gets weird


What's with the lobbyist's creepy sexual allusions about Republicans who might stray from his no-tax pledge?

BY JOAN WALSH


The most important point to make about the spectacle of Grover Norquist being repudiated by some Republicans who signed his pledge is that it’s mainly theatre. Norquist is on the ropes now and it’s seems OK to punch him, in front of the cameras; in private, some Republicans may well be reassuring him that they’re sticking to the pledge, because they are, more or less.

Still, Norquist is obviously feeling personally disrespected, and he’s replying with some weird sexual imagery in chastening Republican apostates. A few have had “impure thoughts,” Norquist told CNN, but “no Republican has voted for a tax increase.” Really? “Impure thoughts?” Then he attacked New York Rep. Peter King for publicly stating he didn’t consider the no-tax pledge a lifelong vow. in creepy personal terms: “Shame on him,” Norquist told Piers Morgan. “I hope his wife understands that commitments last a little longer than two years or something.”

His wife? Is Norquist implying the pledge is akin to a marriage vow? Or that King is married to him? The volatile King shot back Tuesday, calling Norquist a “low life” for comparing his supposed “weaseling out” of his no-tax pledge to violating his marriage vows to his wife.

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer gleefully took up Norquist’s marital imagery, claiming Republicans “no longer want to be married to this pledge — they’re saying they want a divorce from Grover Norquist.”

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more:
http://www.salon.com/2012/11/28/grover_gets_weird/

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DonViejo Nov 2012 OP
Epiphany4z Nov 2012 #1
ProudProgressiveNow Nov 2012 #8
RKP5637 Nov 2012 #2
Sunlei Nov 2012 #3
Mponti Nov 2012 #4
yellowcanine Nov 2012 #6
Kablooie Nov 2012 #10
Politicub Nov 2012 #13
BillStein Nov 2012 #5
Dulcinea Nov 2012 #11
yellowcanine Nov 2012 #7
courseofhistory Nov 2012 #9
Politicub Nov 2012 #12
Lex Nov 2012 #14

Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 09:10 AM

1. he is one weird

guy..he gives off that creepy uncle vibe...ick

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Response to Epiphany4z (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 10:41 AM

8. +1 nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 09:13 AM

2. The guy is not well, really! Also shows some republicans are incapable of leadership. They

knuckle under to what someone tells them to do and are afraid of true leadership and are easily pushed around.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 09:35 AM

3. I think Grover threatens them with blackmail, when he says “impure thoughts”

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 10:14 AM

4. He's a 'poopey head' too

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Response to Mponti (Reply #4)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 10:24 AM

6. I believe the proper spelling is "poopy".

But Dan Quayle may spell it poopey - he likes to add an e to words for some reason.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #6)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 12:13 PM

10. I thought it was poopee. It has a kind of symmetry written that way.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #10)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 03:35 PM

13. Does that rhyme with toupee?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 10:17 AM

5. Do you get the feeling

that grover was picked on a lot as a kid? Between the name, the cartoon voice and the weak chin?

hell, I would have beaten that creep up after school, and I'm a pacifist

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Response to BillStein (Reply #5)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 03:18 PM

11. Definitely.

And now he's getting back at all the kids who picked on him & the girls who guffawed when he asked them out.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 10:26 AM

7. Grover is in full flail mode since the election, along with many other Republics.

He should not be held responsible for everything he says right now.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 11:44 AM

9. Do you mean

weird-ER?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 03:34 PM

12. The norquist meltdown is delicious to witness

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Nov 28, 2012, 05:52 PM

14. Just a matter of time before Norquist is found with a hooker, a vat of green jello, and a whip.

Or something like that. He sounds like weirdo.

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