Here’s an anti-drug ad. It’s probably useless.

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We’re always pointing fingers and laughing at unfortunate ad/editorial juxtapositions online. (See here, here and here.) But offline media still cocks it up, too. Reason.com’s Hit and Run blog points us to pages A4 and A5 of Tuesday’s USA Today. The story: “Anti-drug advertising campaign a failure, GAO report says.” The page next door: a very expensively placed anti-drug ad. Who says the Web has stolen newspapers’ thunder?

—Posted by Tim Nudd