Our post about Governor John Hickenlooper's opposition to Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, as well as the responses from the various campaigns, stirred up our commenters. Here's a post from a reader who thinks regular folks are more willing to affect change than are politicians.
Matt in Boulder writes:
"The message here is that Amendment 64 backers shouldn't expect many high-profile Colorado electees to risk their political futures by publicly expressing their support for the act."
So true. That's why we need citizen-led ballot initiatives in the first place. Politicians are too busy pandering to their corporate and union masters to bother enacting the will of the people...
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