There he goes again

What charge was Mr. Bush working off when he was “volunteering” at Operation P.U.L.L.?

Fibbing about his past. Knight-Ridder looks at George W. Bush’s job at Operation P.U.L.L.

The story has a fascinating detail, not emphasized by the reporters, that stongly suggests George W. Bush was in fact on some sort of formal diversion program: even though he wasn’t getting paid, he had to sign in and out.

Why has no reporter asked the White House Just One Question: how many times has George W. Bush been arrested, and on what charges?

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