Radley Balko, a small (L) libertarian, once an analyst with the Cato Institute, and now a senior editor for Reason magazine, has posted a delightful rant about the Micheal Phelps pot smoking flap entitled, “A Letter I’d Like To See (But Won’t),” which is a masterpiece:
I take it back. I don’t apologize.
Because you know what? It’s none of your goddamned business. I work my ass off 10 months per year. It’s that hard work that gave you all those gooey feelings of patriotism last summer. If during my brief window of down time I want to relax, enjoy myself, and partake of a substance that’s a hell of a lot less bad for me than alcohol, tobacco, or, frankly, most of the prescription drugs most of you are taking, well, you can spare me the lecture…
…and he is just getting wound up. Don’t miss it. ◄Dave►