Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Wish I'd said that

Andrew Stuttaford on the Michael Phelps bong hit picture kerfuffle:

I merely note that this broken wreck of a man's failure to win any more than a pathetic fourteen Olympic gold medals (so far) is a terrifying warning of the horrific damage that cannabis can do to someone's health—and a powerful reminder of just how sensible the drug laws really are.

Prohibition didn't work out very well the first time, much like the New Deal. So why do we still have a modern version of the former, and why are otherwise intelligent people calling for a modern version of the latter?

This who do not learn from history...

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