Another shrill, partisan Bush-hater

Sam Brownback: “We’ve got to walk more humbly and a lot more wisely than the current president.”

We’ve got to walk more humbly and a lot more wisely than the current president.

&#8212 Sen. Sam Brownback

Is it possible that even conservative Republican primary voters &#8212 Brownback’s target audience &#8212 have grown weary of the young Churchill, and of ignorant arrogance as a foreign policy?

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