Comment of the Day

Reader: Ryan Call's take on Amendment 64 mixes state's rights with following the feds

Sam Levin's interview with Colorado Republican chair Ryan Call about Amendment 64 got our commenters going in a big way.

Here's a post by a reader who saw contradictions in Call's views about the state's ability to set its own rules on cannabis.

hockeyfrog27 writes:

Ryan Call touts the "value in having the states"..."be laboratories of experiment," only to say later any problem with pot legalization "has to be resolved at the federal level." I never cease to be amazed by Ryan Call's talent to speak on for minutes at a time while still saying nearly nothing. We need a Republican state chairman in Colorado who can articulate his views precisely and who values the Constitution, especially 10th Amendment rights.

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