Two cheers for Nick Clegg – at least he’s talking about drugs

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Hooray! Give Nick Clegg a cheer – at last we have a prominent frontline politician talking some sense on drugs. Following a trip to Colombia, the Liberal Democrat leader says the status quo is failing, pointing out cocaine use has trebled in under two decades despite the supposed war on drugs, and that blanket prohibition has caused carnage and conflict around the planet.

Mark Aldiss‘s insight:

2 cheers?  half a cheer at most – he could still just back down and follow his master

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