Clinton, Carter Blast ‘War on Drugs’ in Documentary
NEWSMAX: Former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter say in a new documentary that America’s “War on Drugs” has been a failure.
“If all you do is try to find a police or military solution to the problem, a lot of people die and it doesn’t solve the problem,” Clinton says in the documentary, “Breaking the Taboo,” which debuts on Friday.
“It hasn’t worked.”
“Taboo” chronicles 40 years of the nation’s battle against drugs, according to U.S. News & World Report. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, it praises Clinton and others who “have had the guts to change their minds.”… (more)
EDITOR: Lest anyone read too much into Carter and Clinton being Democrats, our experience in the drug policy reform and harm reduction movements was that it is evenly divided between liberals and conservatives. For example, what banker approves of property seizure? What Libertarian supports the war on drugs? Note that conservative NewsMax led with this article.