In an age of hyper-polarization, Grover Norquist represents ideological rigidity at its core. So does this make him a hero or a villain? At The Nantucket Project, Tom Ashbrook asked Norquist whether he is a manifestation of collective intelligence, or "the kink in the hose" -- the purist and idealogue who, as the Republican Frank Wolf has charged, is "the roadblock to realistically reforming our tax code"?
Grover Glenn Norquist is an American lobbyist, conservative activist, and founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.