In an opinion piece for Human Events, Grover wrote about how the Taxpayer Protection Pledge has become crucial during the primary season. “While Fiorina and DeVore cheerfully signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge, Campbell refused to promise in writing that he would never raise taxes. Fiorina released a television ad highlighting Campbell ’s refusal to sign the pledge. Dick Morris posted his back and forth with Campbell, entreating and challenging him to sign the pledge while Campbell wanted to keep the door open to tax hikes as an option.”

Government affairs manager at ATR, Mattie Corrao spoke to The Daily Caller on the politicization of monuments made due to stimulus funding. “This is pretty characteristic of the ‘stimulus,’ which was essentially established as a slush fund for political pet projects.”