In this morning's column E.J. Montini puts on his lawyer hat and explains the Commerce and Supremacy Clauses to Harvard Lawyer Tom Horne. The results are ugly.
Mention medical marijuana and all the tough talk about states' rights goes up in smoke.
I've explained the issue in some depth before, and you can click here for a full analysis, but suffice it to say that the medical marijuana issues have been settled by the Supreme Court--and it's the current Supreme Court, not some 1896 decision that's ripe for challenge.
Guys like Montini may not like the Republican view on medical marijuana and immigration, but the Republican positions are consistent.