I feel like I just stepped into the twilight zone.
The Washington Times ran an editorial today supportive of state nullification of unconstitutional acts!
And they got the history right to boot! I felt like I was reading my own talking points.
Early in our history, nullification was also prominently used by free states to ignore the federal fugitive slave laws that forced free states to return runaway slaves back to slave states. The Civil War tainted and shelved the idea of nullification, but the states are bringing back the concept in response to the continued expansion of the federal government. They’ve wiped the dust from the 10th Amendment with state laws seeking to nullify federal statutes.
I could have written that!
I’m not gonna lie, I’m shocked! But please!
Welcome to the party Washington Times. We’re pleased you joined us!