“Rasmussen poll: only 7 percent of public supports principle of Wickard v. Filburn”

“Rasmussen has a poll out today that shows that only 7 percent of Americans support Wickard v. Filburn, the 1942 Supreme Court case upholding the use of the Commerce Clause to regulate a farmer’s wheat growing for personal consumption.” [Ammon Simon, NRO “Bench Memos”] David M. Wagner: “Too bad nine of ’em are on the Supreme Court.”


  • I would hope that Clarence Thomas, at least, does not.

  • Wickard narrowly beat out the Younger abstention doctrine as the “hot button” topic at school dances, bar mitzvahs and football games.