Reply To: Packingham: Unanimous Court strikes NC’s social media ban

Snake oil salesmen…

And that, Chris, is how almost all politicians get in and get away with it before people realize it is too late. I relate that to a great Ponzi scheme. By then, the taxpayer money will need to be obligated and spent to defend the law even though it was unconstitutional as you said where they knew it before they went forward. If one could only use that as justification to sue them on behalf of the taxpayers for fraud, waste and abuse to recoup the money spent, then and only then would politicians maybe understand. Of course, states can get away with that whereas the smaller political communities cannot afford to always do that, which is why you see some heeding the warning of their entity’s attorney when they are looking to pass a law, e.g. residential restriction distance law. Snake oil salesmen they are….