The Republican Party’s Marijuana Dilemma. Can Republicans Steal the Marijuana Issue?
Most Americans favor legalizing marijuana, but most in the GOP do not. Can the party avoid being on the losing side of another culture war?
(50 percent and 58 percent), Pew Center (52 percent), Public Policy Polling (58 percent), Rasmussen (56 percent), Zogby (52 percent), and Quinnipiac University (51 percent) have all discovered majority support for legalization. Image courtesy of Google Images.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Christopher Beach was trying to defend keeping marijuana illegal to a roomful of conservatives, and it was not going well.
When Beach insisted the drug war has not been a complete failure, laughter rippled through the crowd.
The Failed and Racist War on Drugs. This chart from 2014 shows that while only 13% of drug users are Black and 72% are white, that 80% of ALL prisoners are Black and only 25% are white. How can any politician or American argue this isn’t racism! Please…
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