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In what will likely be seen as something of a Freudian slip by the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton recently in a Mexican news interview that the United States cannot legalize drugs as a means of fighting the black market because "there is just too much money in it."
Originally posted by joechip
Ms. Clinton is not an idiot, nor did she make a "slip." This is the official line on drugs in America. True, she is confusing the issue (deliberately) when she states, "there is too much money in it." The money that really drives the drug war involves police departments, the private prison industry, and the DEA. But there is nothing new in her position here. The government has been making this argument since Reagan, or possibly even before.
Just what i was thinking, she gave a very honest answer and you gotta respect that.