Ed Driscoll

"ONLY THE FLEECED ARE TRULY

“ONLY THE FLEECED ARE TRULY FREE”: Jacob Sullum looks at our outrageously politicized and politically correct former surgeon generals and their views on smoking, and writes:

In other words, people who can’t break tobacco’s tenacious hold suddenly find that they can when the price of cigarettes goes up. Apparently, the free choice that is lost when you start smoking can be restored through taxation. Only the fleeced are truly free.

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