U.S. to yield marijuana jurisdiction to states
The headline itself is a generous interpretation of AG Holder’s comments, but it’s a great thing to see in “print,” because it establishes, as a sort of reality, the truth of how the U.S. can extricate itself from this whole marijuana mess — merely yield marijuana jurisdiction to the states, and let them try their own different approaches in the laboratories of federalism.
Stupidest headline today: Mexican Prez Vows To Win Drug War By 2012
And of course, he has proof that he can do it:
In interviews with The Associated Press, Calderon and his top prosecutor said the violence that killed 6,290 people last year — and more than 1,000 in the first eight weeks of 2009 — is a sign that the cartels are under pressure from military and police operations nationwide, as well as turf wars among themselves.
Runner up: Random testing would win drug war