Comment of the Day

Reader: Nebraska, Oklahoma Are Ass-Backwards When It Comes to Pot

As we've reported, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a marijuana lawsuit filed against Colorado by Oklahoma and Nebraska.

The complaint has been controversial since it was filed in 2014 — and the Obama administration filed a brief favoring Colorado's position late last year.

Our readers overwhelmingly approved of the Supreme Court's decision to brush off the suit, with plenty of vitriol directed at Oklahoma and Nebraska along the way.

Here's an example.

David McWaters writes:
Just two more ass backward states trying to cause trouble.... Nebraska and Oklahoma should concern themselves with catching real criminals in their own states and quit worrying about what we are doing in Colorado.
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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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