If you believe the movies and conspiracy theorists, it’s not unusual for governing bodies to bow to the pressure of the ‘rich’ and bring in contract killers to iron out the ‘annoyances’ that rich people have to deal with in their day to day lives - left wing activists, whistle-blowers, the people’s princess, etc.
I’m an old fart. I fit the bill. I’ve never done drugs of any kind yet I can come up with heaps of reasons to say why booze isn’t a drug. I’ve never been arrested, or been on a protest march; never tried a cigarette, never bared my bum at a traffic warden; or clouted somebody. I’ve never even forgotten to flush the bog.