Brave Louise, and Britain’s collective drug-damaged brain

The Conservative MP Louise Mensch raised eyebrows lastweek when she talked candidly on BBC’s Question Time about the effects of having taken hard drugs in her youth.

Previously, she had said that claims she had used drugs at a nightclub in Birmingham were ‘highly probable’ and ‘not the only incident of the kind’.

On Question Time, however, she admitted having taken Class A drugs — while refusing to say which ones, in order not to ‘glorify’ them — and said these had ‘messed up her head’ and left her with long-term mental health problems.

She went on to say she opposed the legalisation of drugs, since making them more easily available was ‘exactly the wrong way to go’.

If Ms Mensch had said she supported drug legalisation, you can bet she would have provoked a warm reaction in the media and been applauded for her courage in confessing her past misdeeds.

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