Alan Simpson Takes on Grover Norquist
"Democrats say this pledge is a major roadblock to cutting the deficit, and Mr. Simpson agreed. “If Grover Norquist is now the most powerful man in America, he should run for president,” Mr. Simpson said. “There’s no question about his power. And let me tell you, he has people in thrall. That’s a terrible phrase. Lincoln used it. It means your mind has been captured. You’re in bondage with your soul.”
The Pledge: Grover Norquist's hold on the GOP (60 minutes)
November 20, 2011 12:31 PM
Steve Kroft takes a look at Grover Norquist, the man many blame for holding up the deficit-reduction process because of the anti-tax pledges he has obtained from nearly all the Republican politicians in Washington.
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