just procrastinating

Monday, November 14, 2005

Drug War
I've always liked that Nick Gillespie over at Reason and here he says something that I've mentioned less articulately about how the war on drugs will be viewed years from now. Regarding Jacob Sullum's award for journalism in the field, Gillespie said:
At some point in the future, when the drug war hysteria is viewed with the same sort of derision and distance as the Salem Witch Trials, their work will be even more lauded for its role in questioning an ongoing moral panic that is as obscene as it is destructive to decent society.

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