Pubdate: Thu, 02 Sep 1999
Date: 09/02/1999
Source: Baltimore Sun (MD)
Author: Kevin Fansler

Texas Gov. George W. Bush was not caught using drugs, not charged, not
convicted and was therefore able to mature normally out of his
"youthful indiscretions."

But when he signed into law a severe penalty for possessing under 1
gram of cocaine, he made it impossible for thousands of others to do
the same.

If he could mature out of his indiscretions, why does Mr. Bush deny
the same chance to others?

Mr. Bush's support for the war on drugs defines his

Kevin Fansler, Havre de Grace