Grover Norquist, whose name is synonymous with no-tax pledges, visited The Charleston Daily Mail editorial board.
Although taxes were a big part of what Norquist discussed, on the accompanying video he begins with a run-down of his time at Harvard.
There was a lively and humorous discussion prior to the start of the video about Norquist’s visit to Burning Man. But I wasn’t sure if that talk was just pre-meeting chitchat or an actual part of his talk with us, so I didn’t hit record. Too bad.
Norquist was in Charleston to talk with conservative state legislators and to talk to editorial boards like ours. (If you got here from Google and aren’t familiar with the paper, our editorial page is fiscally conservative.)
Present for the discussion were me (Brad McElhinny, the editor), opinions editor Kelly Merritt, business editor Jared Hunt and editorial writer and columnist Don Surber.
Here’s a lively 41-minute discussion: