Five Tips from Grover Norquist-The anti-tax advocate gives his advice on how to write Congress.

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When you write Congress, you speak for hundreds of other people.

That’s the lesson from Grover Norquist, a longtime anti-tax advocate and founder of the group Americans for Tax Reform.


In a recent interview with, he said that businesses have a rule of thumb that each letter they receive represents another 200 people who had a similar concern.

“Two hundred people thought about it, were mad, went home mad, said I’m going to write a letter, and then forgot to write the letter because they got busy,” he said.

Still, there’s more to it than just sending a letter, he said.

Here are a few other tips from Norquist: