Just take a look at the headline and sub-headline:
New Ads Call On Parents To Set Clear Rules About Drugs
*Ad Campaign Is The Last Planned TV Effort Targeting Parents This Year, Due To Limited Funds*
The release goes on to detail how his budget has been slashed.It's really sad that the Drug Czar is pitching the fact that Congress cut his budget as a story to reporters.Due to limited funds, the campaign is the last planned TV advertising effort targeting parents this year. Congress reduced the President's proposed budget for the Media Campaign by $21 million this year, but the President has proposed restoring funds next year to the 2004 level. "Parental disapproval of teen drug use plays a strong role in preventing teens from drug use," said John P. Walters, Director of National Drug Control Policy. "We risk losing the hard-won momentum we have gained over the past few years and seeing youth drug use rebound."