Obama has lost the weed crowd.
Jillette, who has never done drugs or drank alcohol in his life, expressed particular concern over the policies’ broad-sweeping, all-inclusive nature. Namely, that people are going to prison because of marijuana use.
What troubles me about this… I think it’s beyond hypocrisy. I think it’s something to do with class. A lot of people have accused Obama of class warfare, but in the wrong direction. I believe this is Obama chortling with Jimmy Fallon about lower class people. Do we believe, even for a second, that if Obama had been busted for marijuana — under the laws that he condones — would his life have been better? If Obama had been caught with the marijuana that he says he uses, and ‘maybe a little blow’… if he had been busted under his laws, he would have done hard f*cking time. And if he had done time in prison, time in federal prison, time for his ‘weed’ and ‘a little blow,’ he would not be President of the United States of America. He would not have gone to his fancy-a** college, he would not have sold books that sold millions and millions of copies and made millions and millions of dollars, he would not have a beautiful, smart wife, he would not have a great job. He would have been in f*cking prison, and it’s not a god damn joke. People who smoke marijuana must be set free. It is insane to lock people up.
I doubt drug convictions would have precluded him from going to the fancy ass colleges that he did and selling all the books that he did. He had one obvious thing going for him.
And if criminal convictions precluded involvement in fancy ass colleges, explain one of Obama’s mentors, Bill Ayers.
Michelle Obama is beautiful and smart? This one really needs to lay off the Tijuana Gold for awhile.
BTW, next to nobody goes to prison for possessing and doing weed alone. We’ve been through this a zillion times.