Does “Breaking Bad” Glorify Meth Use?

I work as a felony prosecutor in a town where our biggest narcotics problem is methamphetamine. I’m also a big fan of the show Breaking Bad, but whenever I ask colleagues (particularly law enforcement officers) whether they’ve been following the show, I invariably get the same answer: “Absolutely not. I refuse to watch any show that glorifies that lifestyle.”

Now, it should be noted that I fully sympathize with their concerns about the glorification of meth use. Meth is pure evil. Meth …

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