Norquist Tells GOP To Allow Debt Limit Increase : Roll Call News

Capitulation FTW.
“It is gambling with the economics of the country to get that far,” Norquist said. “Rather than close the government down or go into default, let’s take it to the American people, go into the next election, and fix things then.”

At a press conference a few minutes earlier, President Barack Obama had referenced Norquist’s anti-tax pledge — something most Congressional Republicans have signed — and said his offer would have complied with the pledge.