Everything old is new again, eh? Today's Varvel 'toon looks a lot like this:
|Graphic from an op-ed in the NYT, where the editorial page advocated ending marijuana prohibition this past Sunday.|
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. I suppose it's asking way too much for us to learn from our mistakes, even if the current War On (Some) Drugs... dating back to Nixon's time and before... has failed to either reduce demand or stop anyone from using pot if they have a mind to do so. The cat's out of the bag, at least in Colorado and Washington, with more states to follow. I never thought I'd be able to say this, but I believe (now) that I'll see legal marijuana nationwide before I die. The air of inevitability surrounding legal pot is unmistakable.