- OK, Bloomer.
Apparently his imagination has expanded because while he still opposes marijuana legalization, he has taken a softer tone. More recently he told a Colorado journalist, “Colorado has a right to do what they want to do,” he replied. “I would advise going slowly to any other state because it’s not clear — doctors aren’t sure whether or not it’s doing damage. But if a state wants to do it, and Colorado and Washington were the first two that did it, that’s up to the state.”
Then Bloomberg tacked on something more in tune with current trends: "But what I really object to is putting people in jail for marijuana."
Really? Wasn't that the ultimate course of stop-and-frisk? It looks like Bloomberg is going to have to do some serious tidying up of his attitude toward marijuana in order to convince users that he’s serious about his new claims. Bloomberg and Joe Biden are the only Democratic candidates who have not openly embraced marijuana legalization.
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