February 20, 2012 2:32 AM

Commentary: Drug testing welfare recipients is a waste of taxpayers' money

Here's a two-for-one political disaster, a way to miss the mark while wasting taxpayer funds. Begin with a premise — welfare recipients often use drugs — and build state law based on it. Never mind if the belief has been discredited elsewhere. And that costly constitutional challenges to random drug testing are well established in case law.

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