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Topic - Frank M. Ruff Jr.
The indestructible force met the immovable object last week: Grover Norquist, the anti-tax advocate who presides over Americans for Tax Reform, dared to take on Virginia Senate Minority Leader Richard L. Saslaw, Fairfax Democrat.
"I'm not sure I can see any rational reason why we shouldn't treat it as a candy bar," he said. "There's some merit in it. Nobody wants to raise taxes. I would rather have that happen than have the locality have to raise the real estate tax."