Nullification Article Linked from Yahoo Main Page

An interesting piece on nullification, but of course burdened by the usual nonsense. Naturally the only precedent the writer can come up with is southern resistance to desegregation, which is supposed to invalidate the whole principle. (Note the usual double standard: the incarceration of Japanese and Japanese-Americans during World War II does not invalidate the principle of federal supremacy. Nothing ever invalidates that principle.) Then there’s the old Supremacy Clause chestnut, and the fact that the Supreme Court has ruled that it is within its powers to strike down the idea of nullification.

All of this, from desegregation to the Supremacy Clause, is answered in my

That someone could answer a proponent of nullification with the claim that the Supreme Court ruled against it only shows the person didn’t understand the question. Here’s why.

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