Matt Welch needles the California press for opposing Prop 19:

[T]he largest California daily to support Prop. 19 is no longer the Santa Barbara News-Press, but the 32nd-ranked Victorville Daily Press, which is part of the Register family. Interesting, though hardly surprising, that the two newspaper companies most sneered at by your average California journalist are also the only ones with the guts and basic human decency to back the most significant challenge to the Drug War in more than three decades.

Above, former Clinton administration U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders does what the editorial boards won't.

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