Alex Massie

Nanny State Critics

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Cosmo Landesman can't meet many libertarian-minded people:

I notice that right-wing critics of the nanny state never call for the legalisation of drugs on the grounds that adults should be free to choose to be addicts or not.

Like Mr Worstall, I do. The rest of Landesman's article is no better informed than this.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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