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Jon Fleischman

Memory Lane: ’07 – Grover Norquist “witnesses” Nathan Fletcher’s Pledge Signing

Good lord time flies.  It seems like just yesterday I was filming this video, but it was over five years ago!  The video below was filmed at the San Diego County Republican Party Headquarters.  It stars Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform, and Nathan Fletcher, Republican candidate for the State Assembly.  Nathan Fletcher signs the ATR “No New Taxes” pledge and Grover signs as the witness.  It’s only a couple of minutes long.  But given Nathan’s rather high-profile divorce from the Republican Party, it’s worth bringing it back for a reprieve.  As I recall, Nathan was extraordinarily aggressive in appealing to the GOP base in the Republican seat which he sought.  He was so successful at this that he ended with no Republican opponent in his race for the State Assembly.

One Response to “Memory Lane: ’07 – Grover Norquist “witnesses” Nathan Fletcher’s Pledge Signing”

  1. Still Searching for Fletcher’s “Move to the Middle” Says:

    […] let’s look at his “moderate” positions:  In 2007, Fletcher signed the Grover Norquist anti-tax pledge.  He now says that he wouldn’t sign it today, yet he still […]