I don't much care that the Willingham case won't deep-six Rick Perry. That kind of cynical utilitarianism has never been my bag. Frederick Douglass couldn't stop Jim Crow or achieve universal suffrage either. But we live in Douglass's America, not Bobby Lee's.
Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.