The Anti-Norquist Pledge is the
pledge lawmakers and political candidates must make to determine their
worthiness for public office. The Anti-Norquist Pledge (aka The
Integrity Pedge) can replace the pledge
lawmakers make to Grover Norquist. The two are not compatible.
The Anti-Norquist (integrity) Pledge states:
pledge allegiance to the
States of America.
I further pledge:
priority shall be to do what is in the best interests of my country.
priority shall be to do what is in the best interests of my state and my
after the first two priorities are met shall I do what is in my own best
interests and the best interests of those to whom I am beholden.
interest of integrity, I
further pledge to observe the Rules for Public Discourse.
Anyone who takes the Norquist
pledge is putting politics and Grover Norquist ahead of the best interests
of the United States and its citizens.
The Norquist Pledge
initiated and promoted by Grover Norquist is the pledge a lawmaker makes to
not raise taxes under any circumstances. Most Republicans in Congress
have taken and abide by the Norquist Pledge.