Most people have already heard something about the assassination of Barry Seal, gunned down in cold blood in Baton Rouge Louisiana in 1986, supposedly for ratting out the head of the Medellin Cartel, Pablo Escobar.
But that’s not what happened. And it’s one place where the big lies of the war on drugs lie exposed in a way that’s understandable to almost anyone.
If Americans knew who really ordered Seal’s murder, and why, it could stop the endless war on drugs in its tracks. So here it is, from an enterprising local TV news anchor on the night after Barry Seal’s assassination.