Tag Archives: Contract with America

Know Thy Enemy: Grover Norquist

(Ed. note: Know Thy Enemy is an experimental series profiling particularly prominent political pundits and players. the title is a nod to Sun Tzu. I’ll try to profile more than just conservatives as my liberal bent is wont to do) … Continue reading

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GOP Pledge to America

Big news of the day is the working draft of the GOP’s Pledge to America. You can read all 21 pages here. ¬†¬† I’m not going to immediately comment on the substance of this document because I want to do … Continue reading

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Eye of Newt; Toe of Frog

Exactly 16 years ago, Newt Gingrich released his “Contract With America.” It made an instant¬†connection with voters, and six weeks later the Republicans swept to a 54-seat pickup in the House and majority status.

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