The Obama administration's position on drugs can be summed up in this comment:
Our past three presidents have admitted to using marijuana. (Our past two have even admitted to using cocaine.) Can you imagine how different Barack Obama's life would have been had he been busted for marijuana (or even worse - cocaine)? Would he be Barry the ex-con working at McDonalds? I certainly don't think he would have had near the opportunities he has had if he had been arrested for possession. Based on personal experience, he surely realizes that marijuana use is not harmful or destructive and that prohibition disproportionally affects minorities and can severely harm someone's future. However, he metaphorically sticks his fingers in his ears and continues the same failed drug policies that have ruined the lives of so many American youth. It is absurd.
It comes from the LEAP blog post about the inevitable deflection of a top-awarded question posed by a former LAPD deputy chief:
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today YouTube ignored a question advocating marijuana legalization from a retired LAPD deputy chief of police that won twice as many votes as any other video question in the White House's "Your Interview with the President" competition on the Google-owned site. They did, however, find the time to get the president on record about late night snacking, singing and dancing, celebrating wedding anniversaries and playing tennis.
Well I'm really glad we have our priorities straight in this country.
In case you missed it, the question is here. It remains unanswered by the Obama administration. Keep that in mind come November if you seriously still support these fools.