Ask a Libertarian: What About the War on Drugs?

Welcome to Ask a Libertarian with Reason's Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch. They are the authors of the new book The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What's Wrong With America.

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On June 15, 2011 Gillespie and Welch used short, rapid-fire videos to answer dozens of reader questions submitted via email, Twitter, Facebook, and In this episode, they answer the question:

"What does a libertarian think about the 'war on drugs' and how do we change it?"

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Produced by Meredith Bragg, Jim Epstein, Josh Swain, with help from Katie Hooks, Kyle Blaine and Jack Gillespie.

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    Where can we watch this onlineeeee!?!?!?!

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    WOD: most destructive policy ever invented for a representative republic. If America survives the WOD, it will be a miracle.

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    Crossfitters would disagree with you.

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    Pre, or post op crossfitter?

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    So, Reason is against the war on drugs, then?


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