Cory Booker Slams Joe Biden’s Marijuana Legalization Opposition At Debate
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) blasted former Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic debate on Wednesday over his recent comments opposing the legalization of marijuana, arguing that the policy stance demonstrates how Biden is out of touch with communities of color. “This week I hear [Biden] literally say that I don’t think we should legalize marijuana,” Booker said. The pro-legalization senator, however, went on to peddle a stereotype about cannabis consumers, quipping, “I thought you might’ve been high when you said it.” RT if you know that marijuana is already legal for people who are privileged. Add your name if you believe it should be for everyone. https://t.co/3dxgr3JFVI — Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) November 21, 2019 “Marijuana in our country is already legal for privileged people, and the war on drugs has been a war on black and brown people,” the senator said. “There are people in Congress right now that admit to smoking marijuana while there are people—our kids—are in jail right now for those drug crimes.” Sen. Booker on fmr. VP Biden's recent comments on the legalization of marijuana: "I thought you might have been high when you said it" #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/dQf55njB66 — MSNBC (@MSNBC) November 21, 2019 The…
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