Amidst reports that Major League Baseball is preparing to hand out an unprecedented 20 or so steroid suspensions, it's important to note that the league and the federal government have been explicitly partnered for more than a decade now in their common goal to maximally shame professional ballplayers suspected of ingesting illegal and/or professionally banned substances, writes Reason Editor in Chief Matt Welch. This partnership has involved an inversion of traditional law enforcement priorities, with the Department of Justice targeting high-profile end users instead of dealers, in an effort to humiliate athletes and influence collective-bargaining agreements.
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