Mickey Edwards on the Immaturity of Anti-Tax Ideology

December 4, 2012

In this excerpt from his interview with Bill Moyers, former Republican congressman Mickey Edwards talks about Grover Norquist’s beguiling ability to hold elected officials to absolute anti-tax positions. “It’s not conservatism, not rational, not adult,” Edwards tells Bill. “It’s a 12-year-old’s kind of thinking.”

Edwards chaired the Republican Policy Committee, was a founding trustee of the conservative Heritage Foundation, and served as the national chairman of the American Conservative Union.

Watch the full conversation between Bill Moyers and Mickey Edwards.

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