The Clinton campaign’s lies about Obama’s record on choice start to come back at them.
Lorna Brett Howard, the former President of Chicago NOW and still a pro-choice activist, has switched from supporting Clinton to supporting Obama because of what she calls the “dishonesty” of the Clinton campaign’s attacks on Obama on the choice issue. By contrast, she says, Obama is “100% pro-choice and 100% honest.”
Update Unrelated issues, but Reed Hundt is another unhappy camper. It’s astonishing how many new shrill, irrational Hillary-haters the HRC campaign has managed to create in such a short span of time.
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.
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)
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