James Higdon's The Cornbread Mafia is a rarity, reports Mike Riggs: It's a book about the drug trade that avoids the handwringing and tearjerking that has come to define modern drug reporting. If anything, Higdon goes too far in praising the outlaws who built the flourishing pot industry based in Marion County, Kentucky.
The cultural views of elite white liberals are not popular with many minorities.
We can justifiably hope for normalcy by Independence Day.
The rest of us are out of luck.
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