Friday, May 28, 2004
New South Wales Parliament Member Speaks Truthfully...
...and hence had to back off from her statement. She was speaking about how the drug trade, particularly heroin, is troubling a neighborhood in a suburb of Sydney: "Clearly if there's not so much money in drugs and they're not illegal then you wouldn't have a problem." But the MP didn't have to back off too far, as the Sydney Lord Mayor "called for the decriminalisation of heroin and a safe injecting room in the suburb." Memo to Drug Tsar John Walters: they're in danger of slipping off the plantation Down Under.