War on Drugs; Or, Conservative Inconsistency

I originally intended to write some long-winded, footnote-heavy treatise on my opposition to the drug war. But then the thought occurred: I never bother reading anyone’s post that goes on forever, so why would anyone read mine?  I’m not going to cite statistics, but address the philosophy instead.  I’ll keep it short. 

Recently, Ann Coulter and John Stossel debated America’s War on Drugs. Stossel, the libertarian, has argued for years that restrictive drug laws are futile, wasteful, and lea…

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