Joe Califano -- He's Still Around, With a New Book...

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... and NPR's Diane Rehm thinks he's great. Julian Sanchez makes the case that Rehm's interview was "maddeningly uncritical, borderline fawning," and tears apart Califano too. Phil is going to review Califano's book for Drug War Chronicle soon, by the way.
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Califano

I sent Phil a heads-up about Califano after seeing him on the Lou Dobbs show pitching his book a week ago. This guy is so far out in left field he is coming around to first base. His "research" is tainted, biased, opinionated, false, and destructive. I question any media that are willing to support his efforts.
Dale

Rehm/Califano are alcohol supremacist bigots

Yeah, I heard the thug Califano on the Diane Rehm show and was so infuriated by the crap she let him get away with (they're old friends) that I protested to NPR and my local NPR station. I don't think she understands that alcohol is a drug, poor thing.

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