Krugman, ThinkProgress. As Dangerous as it Gets
Posted on August 2, 2012 at 5:43 PM EST
Today, Paul Krugman decided to give us his wisdom on the subject of nullification â€“Â by saying almost nothing at all. In a short blog post, linking to a â€śreportâ€ť by ThinkProgress, he notes â€“ laughingly â€“ that a Senate Candidate in Texas supports the idea of states nullifying acts on Congress. He doesnâ€™t say a thing about nullification, but heâ€™s obviously brushing it off as idiotic. AsÂ Tom Woods wrote on his blog today, â€śPaul Krugman thinks the idea of state nullification of unconstitutional laws is so self-evidently stupid that he doesnâ€™t even need to offer an argument against it.â€ť
Digging a little deeper â€“ just a little, mind you â€“ youâ€™ll see that theThinkProgress article he linked toÂ was referring to Ted Cruz, who had a proposal where two or more states could work together to refuse compliance with the Affordable Care Act. Not outright nullification, but we certainly know that non-compliance in large numbers can in fact nullify a federal law.
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