Sunday 4 December 2016

Trust no one who says there are easy answers to drugs

It's an insult to real victims to claim that there is no alternative to a life of violent crime

Eilis O'Hanlon

Published 29/05/2016 | 02:30

Few would object to flooding the streets with armed gardai. The problem is that those who would object have more influence than the silent majority who wouldn't
Few would object to flooding the streets with armed gardai. The problem is that those who would object have more influence than the silent majority who wouldn't

More nonsense is talked about drugs than almost any other subject. Last week, following the murder of Gareth Hutch in Dublin, was no different.

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Flood the area with armed gardai to take out the killers, demanded the bar-stool bores.

Few would surely object if that happened. The problem is that the few who would object have more influence than the silent majority who wouldn't.

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