The Carpetbagger Report says Clark is positioning himself well for 2008.
I’ve been in despair about the contrast between Wes Clark’s personal charisma and qualifications and what has seemed to me, both during the 2004 race and since, a pretty lame campaign machinery around him. But this Carpetbagger Report item suggests that Clark is actually positioning himself well for 2008.
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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