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Right-Wing Pundit’s Tweet About ‘Taxes’ Backfires Spectacularly

Right-wing anti-tax activist Grover Norquist is being dragged all over social media after sharing a story on Twitter over the weekend.

Norquist, president of Conservative Americans for Tax Reform, seemed to think he had the perfect example to explain his problem with taxes, and to illustrate ― as he put it ― “how Republicans are born.”

“Daughter, 8, has been savings up to buy her first Guitar. Found it for $35. She had 35 exact, ” he tweeted On Sunday. It didn’t go well for him.

The post quickly went viral, but probably not for the reasons Norquist expected. Of the more than 4,500 comments, the vast majority pointed out exactly what the tax on that guitar would be used for.

Here are some examples:

Go ahead, post your response to Grover Norquist in the comments section below.


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