Factoid of the Day - 01.25.09

| Sun Jan. 25, 2009 12:45 PM EST

FACTOID OF THE DAY....From Mark Kleiman, who has some advice on crime and drug policy for the Obama administration:

Doubling the tax on beer (from a dime to twenty cents a can) would reduce the assault rate by at least 5%, and maybe as much as 20%.

More advice at the link.