Balko On Texting While Driving
Regular visitors here know that, while I opposed laws against talking on cell phones while driving when they were first proposed, I've been more than happy to see people get tickets for such behavior now that those laws have been passed. Now some states have passed- or are trying to pass- laws against even dumber behavior: Texting while driving.
Radley Balko, from The Agitator blog, gives a really good argument against such proposals in the U.S. News and World Report. Here's the counterpoint argument. I say Balko wins.
Addendum: Just out of curiosity, I thought I'd put up a poll for all of you on the issue of cell phone use while driving. Be honest now: