Shorter George W. Bush

I’ll ask my friends to stop lying about John Kerry, if he’ll ask his friends to stop telling the truth about me.

Author: Mark Kleiman

Professor of Public Policy at the NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management and editor of the Journal of Drug Policy Analysis. Teaches about the methods of policy analysis about drug abuse control and crime control policy, working out the implications of two principles: that swift and certain sanctions don't have to be severe to be effective, and that well-designed threats usually don't have to be carried out. Books: Drugs and Drug Policy: What Everyone Needs to Know (with Jonathan Caulkins and Angela Hawken) When Brute Force Fails: How to Have Less Crime and Less Punishment (Princeton, 2009; named one of the "books of the year" by The Economist Against Excess: Drug Policy for Results (Basic, 1993) Marijuana: Costs of Abuse, Costs of Control (Greenwood, 1989) UCLA Homepage Curriculum Vitae Contact: Markarkleiman-at-gmail.com

3 thoughts on “Shorter George W. Bush”

  1. There Is Still a First Amendment

    Mark Kleiman has it exactly right.
    Shorter George W. Bush
    I'll ask my friends to stop lying about John Kerry, if he will ask his friends to stop telling the truth about me.
    See news story, courtesy of atrios here.
    And it's a sta…

  2. GWB Denounces Outside Group Ads

    President George Bush condemned Swift Boat Vet anti-John Kerry ads today, but continued to link that to a demand to ads by all outside groups: CRAWFORD, Texas Aug. 23, 2004 — President Bush denounced campaign commercials aired by outside

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