Originally Posted by certifiedfunds
Prohibition was passed in a flurry of early 20th century progressive amendments. Prohibition is a Progressive concept.
Marijuana prohibitionists are Progressives. To grant the fed authority to prohibit marijuana one must subscribe to a liberal progressive reading of the Constitution, specifically the commerce clause.
In other words, these folks think they're good conservatives but they bastardize the constitution by allowing the fed to seize power. They're liberals and they don't even realize it.
Reminds me of this Dave Chapelle skit: Clayton Bigsby, the blind black white supremacist
And when you have a government that goes against the expressed wishes of the people. ie The people of the state voted for the legalization of marijuana use, or the expressed definition of a marriage is overturned by a government that is the true definition of tyranny