It’s disgusting how frivolously politicians advocate banning activities they find distasteful.  U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is a case in point.  This condescending SOB wants

the federal government to ban new designer drugs known as bath salts that pack as much punch as cocaine or methamphetamines.

The small, inexpensive packets of powder are meant to be snorted for a hallucination-inducing high, but they are often marketed with a wink on the Internet or in convenience stores as bathing salts.