. Graham: I would violate Norquist's pledge By TIM MAK | 11/25/12 10:11 AM EST Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday that he would violate Grover Norquist's anti-tax pledge for the good of the country by capping deductions -- only if Democrats in turn agree to entitlement reform. "I will violate the pledge for the good of the country -- only if Democrats will do entitlement reform," Graham said ABC's "This Week," discussing a possible bipartisan compromise to avoid the fiscal cliff. "I will not raise tax rates to do it. I would cap deductions I think Grover is wrong when it comes to capping deductions and buying down the debt." <snip> .