Pubdate: Wed, 09 Dec 1998
Date: 09/12/1998
Source: Los Angeles Times (CA)
Author: Kevin Lee Smith
Note: Headline by MAP

* With all due respect to McCaffrey and his attempts to eradicate
illegal drug use in this country, I cannot agree with his assessment
that professional sports must take the lead in fighting this war. Too
bad our youth cannot look to the president for such guidance. Rather
than demand it of our elected officials, McCaffrey seeks to impute
this responsibility to professional athletes.

What a bunch of baloney! The war on drugs must be fought from the top
on down. I can hardly wait until the next presidential election in

Kevin Lee Smith San Pedro

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