Comment of the Day

Reader: Marijuana beats the hell out of alcohol any day

Our post about the showdown between Amendment 64 proponent Mason Tvert and ex-Congressman Patrick Kennedy, whose new outfit, Project SAM, opposes marijuana legalization, attracted comments noting the Kennedy clan's past dealings in the alcohol business. Here's one reader who clearly prefers one product over the other.

jose257 writes:

It makes sense that the Kennedy family, who made their fortune smuggling alcohol, would be against a competing substance called marijuana.

If I had a choice between alcohol or marijuana, it would be marijuana every time. Alcohol sucks.

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