This editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News:
More lawmakers put nation before tax promise
Grover Norquist and his Americans for Tax Reform have wielded a powerful pledge for a generation, a pledge that became obligatory for most Republican candidates and some Democrats running in conservative strongholds.
It reads like this:
“I, ______, pledge to the taxpayers of the ______ district of the state of ______ and to the American people that I will: