Limited-Government Conservatism Is Sexy

Upon being asked to comment on the extramarital adventures of South Carolina’s Republican governor Mark Sanford, tax fighter Grover Norquist was blunt:

“I disagree with the idea that this shows problems for the modern Republican Party,” said Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, a group that applauded Mr. Sanford’s attempt to refuse some federal stimulus funds earlier this year. In reference to the fiscally conservative philosophies of Mr. Ensign and Mr. Sanford, he joked, “I think instead it shows that sexual attractiveness of limited-government conservatism.”

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