Sen. George Allen (R.-Kazakhstan)

There are countries in the world where citizens get beaten up for trying to ask officials “inappropriate questions.” But I’d rather not live in one.

There are countries in the world where citizens get beaten up for trying to ask officials “inappropriate questions” get roughed up. But I’d prefer not to live in one.

By the way, why did George Allen spit at his first wife?

And isn’t it strange that even after the choking no one reporter bothered to ask that question?

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

2 thoughts on “Sen. George Allen (R.-Kazakhstan)”

  1. And isn't it strange that even after the choking no one reporter bothered to ask that question?
    Too busy talking about Kerry, I guess.

  2. Why is it strange? They all saw what happened to the last guy to ask the question.

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