Thursday, October 11, 2007

To Compensate for the Light Blogging Recently

Joshua Muravchik defends Sacha Baron Cohen:

[In an interview with Ali G,] a representative of the Drug Enforcement Agency, warns youngsters of the dangers of substance abuse. Speaking of hashish, he explains that it “slows your ability to learn . . . your brain just really slows down.” Ali: “And are there any negative effects?” When the agent remarks that drugs seized by the agency are incinerated, Ali is perplexed: “Why aren’t they given to charity?”