Minnesota “Dreaming”

Steve Timmer, the attorney who posted the video embedded below on YouTube, mocks Tenthers, like Sue Jeffers, talk radio host and candidate for Minnesota State Senate, Krysia Weidell, for advocating nullification. Yet he fails to offer a single convincing argument against nullification. He instead attempts to abuse them, rather than refute them. He loosely paraphrases Andrew Jackson, saying that the seventh president once described nullification bills as “insurrectionist” and “treasonous”. Finally, he claims that nullification will lead to “constitutional anarchy”.

Watch it:

I assume that Steve Trimmer is referring to a sentence in Andrew Jackson’s Proclamation Regarding Nullification, written for him by Edward Livingston, in which he pleads with the people of his native South Carolina: