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Tilting at Windmills

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June 6, 2005
By: Kevin Drum

QUICK! EVERYONE SWITCH SIDES!....Live by the sword, die by the sword. The Supreme Court ruled today that the constitution's interstate commerce clause gives the federal government the right to regulate medical marijuana use. The usual reactionary suspects dissented.

I now eagerly await cries from liberals claiming that Rehnquist and Thomas are right this time: the feds shouldn't have the right to regulate commerce if the states say otherwise. Conservatives will then chime in in support of Stevens & Company's broad view that the federal government is supreme as long as anything anywhere crosses state lines.

And thus the week begins....

Kevin Drum 12:12 PM Permalink | Trackbacks

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