In another few months the U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on the vexed issue of direct shipping. Everyone's vexed because everyone has a vested interest. Distributors, who have greased a lot of state legislator palms for their protectionist legislation, feel that a man bought ought to stay bought.
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