Why A Drug Arrest Is Not Like Other Arrests

David Simon is an author, journalist, and TV creator("The Wire," "Treme," "Homicide: Life on the Street") who I respect more than almostany other writer working today. He’s always honest and incredibly observant ofwhere the ethics of our society are headed. Here’s him speaking during a clipfrom a PBS special about one of the saddest effects of the War on Drugs.