In the noise and self-righteousness, we have lost sight of the fact that the disgraced Labour peer is more of a badass than you.
Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as "El Chapo," surpassed Pablo Escobar as the most successful drug kingpin of all time years ago. This weekend, he pulled off his second elaborate escape from prison.
And all I have left are these lousy baggies.
All the way from the first time you meet, through to the endless daily texts.
They won't remember you, but you'll remember them for the rest of your life.
They are locked in a dead mad scientist's lab and tasked with finding an antidote to the disease that has overtaken the world. Also, they are on drugs.
Here are some of our favorite videos about weed kingpins, stoned kids, heroin holidays and dangerous new drugs.
You go through your life, expelling with wild abandon into toilets, never thinking the trace amount of metabolites in your droppings might be collected by a central European drugs agency to make an 83-page report about substance abuse.
Over the last 21 years, the secretive and controversial US-backed drug war effort dumped weaponised herbicide on 4.3 million acres of land.
Playing Ludo and cooking coke in the Colombian town of San Augustin.
"Now I'm finding more public servants are buying than ever before. Maybe it's because of the amount of money they make."
Are you at Manchester? Statistically, yer fuckin' mad fer it.
For a shocking number of Britain's ex-pro footballers, selling coke seems like the easiest way to maintain that baller lifestyle.
There's a lot more to being a bellboy than lugging people's bags up flights of stairs.
Science has given the police a brand new way to ruin your buzz.
By her own admission, my mother says she never stopped loving me through all that hell. But now she can finally like me again.
We talked to a former member of the "Americans," the gang that introduced meth to Cape Town.
From A (for affiliations) to D (for drunk dares).
A look at the man behind the world's largest collection of drug-related literature and paraphernalia.
The intercontinental battle to stop cocaine from coming from South America to Europe by boat.
"I stop tourists from only using drugs on their holiday by selling them fake shit."
London is the coke capital of Europe. It's absolutely everywhere, except the one place you'd expect it to be: cocaine.
Imagine if Tatler made a porno. It looked exactly like that.
There's probably never been a president with a criminal appetite like Frank Underwood's, but that's not to say that criminal activity has somehow steered clear of The White House altogether.