Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Dissembling on Dope

Advice for the Prez: Don't try to be funny. You're not. At least when you're not scripted. The crack about marijuana during his virtual town hall masked what was a serious question about more than whether legalization would be a good economic move.

The truth: he doesn't want to deal with the politics of supporting legalization. This in the same week that Sec. Clinton told truth that the American market for drugs is behind the violence in Mexico. But that's only for one reason: The drugs are illegal.

It's time for the hypocrisy to stop and for some real conservatives to support an end to this government intrusion in our private lives.

Here's press sec Gibbs once again making a joke out of a serious question from Mark Knoller:

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