Joe Biden: Not Down With Pot Legalization

Says he’d rather see “smarter enforcement.”

Joe Biden has decided to betray every principle the Onion version of him stands for:

Just weeks after President Barack Obama told the New Yorker that the drug is no more dangerous than alcohol, Biden said the Administration supports smarter enforcement, but not outright legalization. “I think the idea of focusing significant resources on interdicting or convicting people for smoking marijuana is a waste of our resources,” Biden told TIME in an interview aboard an Amtrak train on the way to an event in Philadelphia. “That’s different than [legalization]. Our policy for our Administration is still not legalization, and that is [and] continues to be our policy.”

If enforcing the law is a bad idea, why have the law? [TIME]

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