Grover Norquist announces major summer plans

The GOP's leading anti-tax zealot is ready to cross a once-in-a-lifetime threshold

Published July 28, 2014 9:27PM (EDT)

Grover Norquist                             (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
Grover Norquist (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

Little more than a month after revealing he has no idea what his favorite song by his favorite artist is even about — hint: a song about murdering your wife is not pro-family, Grover! — the man who played an integral role in turning the Republican Party into a rigidly ideological vehicle for plutocracy and fiscal ruin is once again dipping his toe into the shallow end of the counterculture pool.

Yes, you guessed it — Grover's going to Burning Man!

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So if you're planning on heading to Nevada in August and see a short, stocky middle-aged white guy with thinning hair, a goatee and a brand-new "Run Ben Run!" T-shirt, be sure to stop him and ask him how he feels about carried-interest — oh, and whether he and his old buddy Jack Abramoff have managed to patch things up.

By Elias Isquith

Elias Isquith is a former Salon staff writer.

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