Yellowcakegate: The knives come out

Looks as if Bush — that would be the President, not necessarily the human being — has decided to try to make George Tenet the fall guy. “Greater love hath no man than this: that he give up his friends for his life.”

Thanks to Josh Marshall for the pointer. He’s been all over this story, and I would have cited him earlier had my work not been interfering with my blog-reading.

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: