There’s a great steroids in baseball issue. It is written by the guys at Reason and is critical of Congress’ interference in the business of a private sports league.in the Washington Post about the latest round of Congressional hearings on the
The uncomfortable truth is that illegally obtained muscle-rebuilding treatments exist on a continuum that includes laser eye surgery, Vitamin B-12 shots and Tommy John surgery (a procedure that grafts ligaments from knees or elsewhere onto a wrecked elbow, frequently giving pitchers more velocity than they had before). Sorting out the morality and legality of self-improvement has more to do with aesthetic revulsion and moral panic than with considered science or logic.
In other words, it’s not remotely a job for Congress.
Ha ha. It is obvious by the selection of steroid experts by Congress that they are not interested in any serious scientific discussion about anabolic steroids. Congressional leaders are content to remain woefully about steroids.