Yep, the Tea Party is in many respects echoes Jacksonianism. And I certainly don't mean that as a compliment.
Michael Lind asks if anyone in America believes in the rule of law? It's a good question, but his response to it reveals it's a much tougher one to answer.
This is a good quote from Letter From a Birmingham Jail. My favorite:Let us consider a more concrete example of just and unjust laws. An unjust law is a code.