Friday, December 14, 2012

Matthew Yglesias: "Obama's Meaningless Commitment to Sparing "Recreational Users" of Marijuana CO and WA"

Matthew Yglesias (Slate):
ABC's Barbara Walters tried to get some clarity from Barack Obama about his administration's attitude to the curious fact that starting next year marijuana will be legal in Colorado and Washington but not in the United States of America. His answer that "it would not make sense for us to see a top priority as going after recreational users in states that have determined that it’s legal" because "we’ve got bigger fish to fry" has a lot of people excited. But I think there's less to this than meets the eye. MORE...

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