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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Sports and Politics, mix

Let no one say sports and politics do not mix all the time. In DC's Congressional Softball League, a team from the Office of National Drug Control Policy (the "Czardinals") pulled out of a scheduled game with a team of people from various drug-policy reform groups (the "Capitol Hemp One Hitters") (H/T: Deadspin). According to a press release issued by the One Hitters, this is the sixth time that the Czardinals have backed out of a game with them--reflecting on the softball field that office's attitude "on the national stage" towards those who even propose or want to discuss legalization as a policy option.

Posted by Howard Wasserman on May 26, 2011 at 09:03 AM in Howard Wasserman, Law and Politics | Permalink


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Poor form on the part of the drug warriors, but as their house of cards is increasingly exposed, expect more hyper-defensive acting out.

Posted by: GU | May 26, 2011 11:23:23 AM

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