More on the latest prosecutorial abuse

online gambling2.jpgFollowing on the latest example of out-of-control federal prosecutors, Cato Institute’s Radley Balko has the best line of the day in responding to one of the vapid rationalizations for Congress’ jihad against online betting — “we have to protect our chidren from such evils:”

“The people who are pushing this ban in Congress . . . try to argue these sites prey on children, which is totally ridiculous,” [Balko] said. “If your kid has access to your checking account or credit card and is making transfers to off-shore accounts across the world, Internet gambling is the least of your worries.”

Balko has more on the absurdity of all this here.

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