Drug of Choice

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Mexico’s President Vincente Fox is considering a bill that would legalize the use of narcotics for personal consumption. The move is an attempt to defang Mexico’s powerful drug cartels, but it will make the country one of the most permissive in the world. Hector Tobar, Mexico City bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times looks at the implications for Mexico and the US. Plus: former Homeland Security Department Inspector General Clark Kent Ervin exposes the softspots in American security.