Marijuana

David Sirota sneaks F-word onto Denver Post website after medical marijuana lab raid: Congrats!

The Denver Post prides itself on being a family newspaper -- but its embrace of social media can make it difficult to keep grown-up language at bay.

Case in point: On Friday, AM 760 host David Sirota, whose syndicated column frequently appears in the Post , tweeted about a Joel Warner post revealing that the DEA had raided a Colorado Springs medical marijuana lab. His comment, which could also apply to the bust that same day of marijuana grower Chris Bartkowicz -- "Obama tells DEA to respect states' marijuana laws, DEA says 'fuck you' to Obama and to the state" -- instantly popped up on the live Twitter feed from the Post's politics home page, seen here in a screen capture, and lingered there for over twenty minutes.

On behalf of America's parents, I'd like to say I'm absolutely fucking shocked.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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