America’s War on Drugs Drives High Incarceration Rates – TIME


Televangelist Pat Robertson recently made a gaffe. A gaffe, as journalist Michael Kinsley defined it, occurs when a political figure accidentally tells the truth. Robertson’s truth is that America’s drug war has failed and that the country should legalize marijuana. This view goes against the deepest political, moral and religious positions Robertson has held for decades, so imagine the blinding evidence that he has had to confront–and that has been mounting for years–on this topic.

via America’s War on Drugs Drives High Incarceration Rates – TIME.

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