A Movie Log

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By Charles Matthews

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Just Say Yes?

Jacob Weisberg foresees an end to prohibition.
Within 10 years, it seems a reasonable guess that Americans will travel freely to Cuba, that all states will recognize gay unions, and that few will retain criminal penalties for marijuana use by individuals. Whether or not Democrats retain control of Congress, whether or not Obama is re-elected, and whether they happen sooner or later than expected, these reforms are inevitable—not because politics has changed but because society has.

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