Quote of the Day – Prohibition Editon

In the fight between law and appetite, bet on appetite.

In the fight between law and appetite, bet on appetite. And: Americans then were, and let us hope still are, magnificently ungovernable by elected nuisances.” – George Will, in an otherwise unremarkable column about the lessons of Prohibition which, as Julian Sanchez notes, inexplicably avoids mentioning the current drug war.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.