Reader: Real Sheriffs Should Love Not Having to Enforce Pot Prohibition

Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day is among the plaintiffs in the latest marijuana lawsuit.
Yuma County Sheriff Chad Day is among the plaintiffs in the latest marijuana lawsuit.
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Our post about a new lawsuit against Colorado's marijuana laws by a number of sheriffs in the state prompted a blizzard of Facebook comments.

Most of them took the law-enforcers to task, although the reasons varied widely.

This reader is baffled as to why the plaintiffs wouldn't be celebrating Colorado's laws, rather than opposing them in court.

Here's what he had to say.

Charles Warner writes:

Real sheriffs who give a damn about the law would appreciate not having to enforce a stupid law like marijuana prohibition. Unless they just like harassing citizens and making revenue off them, which could be the case. Vote these turds out.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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