Grover Norquist is regularly billed as one of the leading intellectual lights of the conservative movement – and I think you will agree that the arguments he made in a debate with me over taxes this morning on CNBC highlight not merely the shocking intellectual bankruptcy of the movement he leads, but just how out of touch Republicans in Washington really are.
Barack Obama has a huge opportunity to use NAFTA to win the 2008 election. Will he take that opportunity?
When did it become unacceptable to even discuss John McCain’s extremist position on Iraq?
I debated conservative uprising leader Grover Norquist about my new book – and about the Right’s fake populism.
What you see here is a slide from the audiovisual presentation about my new book, THE UPRISING, that I unveiled yesterday at a Campaign for America’s Future event in Washington, D.C. It is a graph showing Americans confidence in different institutions – and, as my new newspaper column today shows, it is an image that should give us hope that today’s populist uprising is, in fact, a progressive opportunity…if we seize it.