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Push poll from Americans for Tax Reform

Posted by on Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 5:40 PM

We get a lot of poll calls at my house for some reason, about a quarter of them not so much soliciting our opinions as trying to shape them.

This Sunday, the call is from Americans for Tax Reform, an extremely partisan right-wing group founded by Grover Norquist. I didn't record the call, but the robo-voiced spiel went something like this:

Are you voting in the Nov. 4 election?

Yes.

Do you think it is important for our representatives in the U.S. Senate to make and keep pledges not to raise taxes?

No.

Are you male?

What the -- no.

Thank you for your time...

Had I answered the second question correctly, I expect this (PDF) is a version of what I would have heard.

Anybody else getting calls like this?

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