The War on Drugs is the Crown Jewel of Miserable Failures wrought upon America by Republican presidents throughout the past fifty years. The absolute last thing we need is more government power to trample innocent lives. The police and military are supposed to remain forever separate, just like church and state. Law enforcement is supposed to protect the community, while the military fights the enemies of the state. But when the police become the military, the community becomes the enemy of the state.