Tuesday 11/15 - Lenny Bernstein, George Polk Award winner - The Washington Post - Reprehensible DEA failure

Tuesday 11/15
Lenny Bernstein, George Polk Award winner
The Washington Post
Reprehensible DEA failure

A scandal so reprehensible you’ll be amazed you never knew about it. The Washington Post’s investigative reporter Lenny Bernstein reveals how, at the very peak of America’s epidemic of opiate addiction, the Obama Administration and Republicans in Congress combined to gut the DEA’s strategy to contain it. The choice was simple: to exempt the 3 oligarchs of the American drug distribution industry from effective prosecution even if it meant millions of doses of addictive Oxycontin, Vicodin and Percocet tossed onto an illicit market.

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