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Sour Victory Redux

Law professor and sometime Cornerite Randy Barnett notes a Life magazine story about how the taste of victory may be turning sour. The date? January 7, 1946. At the time many thought America was losing the peace in Europe, and we all know how that turned out.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.

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