"A fight to the last Mexican".

Extraordinary essay from the writer of, among other things, The Wire.

Some thoughts: legalisation does not create more drug crime or abuse (there are a few real country-wide proofs); marijuana is not a gateway drug (neither are alcohol or cigarettes); a lot of people choose not to take drugs (regulated and illegal ones); can we morally stand behind the deaths of 50,000 Mexicans?

We have to end this "war" through regulation and tax.

David Simon | A Fight To The Last Mexican

July 10, 2012. “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subside…