Pubdate: Fri, 29 May 2009
Source: Isthmus (WI)
Copyright: 2009 Isthmus
Author: Gary Storck


I knew John Edwards was only in it for himself when he failed to 
support medical marijuana, even with his wife undergoing treatment 
for terminal cancer ("The Undoing of John Edwards" 5/15/09). But 
Edwards reached full weasel status for me when asked about marijuana 
decriminalization during a debate in October 2007. He opposed it 
"Because I think it sends the wrong signal to young people, and I 
think the president of the United States has the responsibility to 
ensure that we're sending the right signals to young people."

Edwards spoke these words while concealing his marital infidelity 
from supporters and the nation he sought to lead. Talk about wrong signals!

Gary Storck

Madison NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws)
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