Wednesday, December 16, 2009

If The People Lead The Politicians Will Follow
Tim Rutton in the LA Times.
The real reason the City Council is having such a hellish time coming to grips with this issue is that this is one of those areas where social attitudes and thinking simply have moved beyond conventional legal thinking or, for that matter, the permissible language of politics. Medical marijuana was, from the start, a back door to legalization, and now it's swung wide open.

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