Follow, Follow, Follow, Follow…

Allen Brill at The Right Christians points out [*] that the complaints from the White House about the burdensome nature of the requirement that all documents relating to contacts with Joseph Wilson be released fit rather poorly with earlier assertions that his mission was so low-level and insignificant that no one in the White House was aware of his report when it came time to insert the notorious “16 words” into the State of the Union message. Looks as if &c was right: the Plame Affair is going to put us back on the Yellowcake Road.

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: