The Post is doing a series on the repugnant policing practice of civil asset forfeiture. 

This practice is yet another example of government – and specifically, law enforcement (ha! what a joke of a term) – run amok. It is an example of how government must, by its very nature, grow and as it grows it must feed itself. And it grows and feeds itself and it grows and…

No, this is not an example of a few bad apples (look, for example, at the numbers of times this has occurred, as presented in the Post article). This is the essence of the evolution of government – to forcefully expand, grow, and consume all things. 

-JD Cross