Professor Mark J. Perry's Blog for Economics and Finance
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Libertarian Candidate Will End War on Drugs
In his new advertisement above, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson promises to end the "War on DrugsPeaceful Americans Who Choose to Voluntarily Use Intoxicants Not Currently Approved of By the Government," and says "The fact is, marijuana users are no more criminal than our commander-in-chief. So what's up Mr. President, it's OK for you to do it, but everybody else should be arrested and go to jail?"
Johnson's ad features the photo below from the Prohibition-era, back when beer was one of the intoxicants not approved of by the government: