The only silver lining I can see to story after story after story like this is that the answer is clear as day, and sooner rather than later they'll embrace it.
I somehow doubt drug legalization will ever be tried. The damn bleeding hearts always seem to overrule common sense. At some point, you would think they would conclude prohibition enriches criminals and does little to interdict supply. It just never seems to occur unless a huge majority of the population partake, ala alcohol prohibition.
why am I not surprised. This story just keeps getting sadder and sadder. Drugs destroy lives, but so to does drug prohibition. Which is worse? Which can be easily combated with education and treatment?
What makes you think change is mostly influenced by "seeing the light". I think the economic and political incentives are much stronger to keep it illegal, while at the same time profiting from it.
Eh, who cares about Mexican deaths? They aren't real people anyway.
He's a mayor, politicians aren't real people anyway.
Mexican + Politician = 2x dehumanized. Or is it dehumanized^2?