Didn't Rush have prescriptions for his pills? Or did he have guys buying them on street corners? Why didn't Farve go to jail? He also was hooked on painkillers. Did either one violate the law? I confess I am not up on the details of either person's case.
What does "end the war on drugs" mean?
Wasn't this an event with a limited number of invitations? What makes CNN and Times believe they are entitiled to one, instead of someone else? And further, what makes you think they have some entitlement?
Maybe the government should auction the invitations on hsolist.