Mark Levin is a lawyer, not an historian, and not an economist, and not much of a hail fellow well met, either. Always seeking approval at others' expense, he should rather seek to convince without spite than to confound without understanding.
His tariff rant this evening ignores that the America of his precious founders was a tariff regime until the dreaded income tax of 1913.
The America of the founders was also a limited government for that reason until that very day.
But open wide the avenue for revenue, and you open the maw of the Leviathan and crawl into it.
We haven't been the same since, slowly dissolving in its mandibular juices on our way to the shit pile of history.
If Mark Levin had any brains about the founding, he'd know this.