In a recent “letters” column, reader John Fuller suggested that “… maybe we had better sit down and discuss … the proper role of the federal government in the policing of the states …” I can answer the implied question without sitting down: “None.”
Having read the U.S. Constitution carefully several times, I can assure whoever reads this that the federal government has no role in “policing the states”, and no prerogative to do so. Any such “policing” occurs via intimidation, not law.
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