Those who should be persecuted

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The FDA has finally approved ImClone’s colon cancer drug, Erbitux. LRC readers will recall that a previous FDA failure to approve Erbitux lead to the persecution of Martha Stewart. While Martha Stewart may go to prison for the crime of proclaiming her innocence, no one at the FDA will suffer any repercussions for the years the federal government denied desperate colon cancer patients access to Erbitux, the one drug that might help them.

8:14 pm on February 16, 2004