Will Newspaper Columnist Respond to Truth About Nullification History?

Kansas City Star columnist Mary Sanchez wrote a column asserting that nullification was a tool of slave holders. Of course, nullification was never used in support of slavery. But it was invoked by northern abolitionists to thwart the return of escaped slaves as required by the fugitive slave acts.

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Rachel Maddow Cheers Nullification?

It’s no secret that for years now the popular media personality Rachel Maddow has railed against nullification. Consistent with her partisan Democrat disposition she fear-mongered the return of institutional racism, secession and civil war whenever she approached the subject. Her conclusion was that┬ánullification is a hysterical, reactionary, right-wing radicalism that has no place in modern American politics.

But Maddow has apparently had a change of heart – at least in one case.

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