Baker's reasons were twofold. According to him, litigation "is likely to fail and will consume significant amounts of taxpayers' hard-earned money." That's laughable! Quite frankly, it's offensive. Since when has a Democrat been concerned with spending other people's money?
The second reason Baker gave for his refusal was that he saw "no problem with the bill's constitutionality." Well, at least he's honest on this point. Historically, Democrats have had no problem trampling the Constitution whenever it stood in opposition to their leftist, progressive agenda. Baker is no different. And to think this man wants to be governor of our great state!
His failure to admit that the government has overstepped its limits, and is acting in direct violation of the 10th Amendment of the Constitution, makes him a willing accomplice to this federal takeover.
As for me, I join Thomas Jefferson when he wrote, "(W)hensoever the General Government shall assume undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void and of no force ... ."