Cory Booker Mom’s Scolds Him For Marijuana Joke At Joe Biden’s Expense

Cory Booker Mom’s Scolds Him For Marijuana Joke At Joe Biden’s Expense

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) revealed that his mother scolded him after he called out Joe Biden’s opposition to marijuana legalization by joking that the former vice president must have been high when he expressed that position. During a campaign event in New Hampshire on Friday, the presidential candidate said he called his mother after last week’s debate and the first thing she said was, “Cory, did you really accuse the vice president of the United States of smoking marijuana on national TV? Did I raise you better than that?” Booker earned praise from reform advocates after proactively raising the issue at the debate, which saw no questions from the moderators about drug policy. The senator said on the stage that he was confounded when he heard Biden voice opposition to legalization days earlier, which the former vice president justified by suggesting cannabis may be a gateway drug to more dangerous substances. But some advocates also took issue with Booker’s joke about the former vice president being high when he made that comment, as it plays into stereotypes about marijuana consumers and implies getting high leads one to make poor decisions. Sen. Booker on fmr. VP Biden's recent comments on the…

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