Pubdate: Sun, 05 May 2002
Source: Tallahassee Democrat (FL)
Copyright: 2002 Tallahassee Democrat.
Author: Dave Michon


The hypocrisy pours from Jeb Bush on the drug war issue.

His tearful display at a drug summit (news article, April 1) shows
these politicians don't push inhumane drug laws for their own children
- - only for ours.

"I have an emotional feeling about my daughter," Bush said. "I love
her a lot. When she's hurting, it brings me great sadness. She's
always going to be Daddy's little girl to me."

Well, Mr. Bush, we all love our kids and millions of them are hurting
in much more stark conditions than your daughter is - the vast United
States prison system, where they are subject to hell. Our kids don't
get posh treatment, and they don't get to have the charges erased.

I feel for Bush as a father. But as a governor, he enraged me with his

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