Let's review a short list of "obvious" points:
- Government is responsible for making us all happy.
- Crushing deficits loom.
- Recreational drug use is a zero-guilt way to create new revenue streams for the government.
- Universal health care is an imperative.
- As HotMES notes: "Legalizing drugs would put the Mexican drug gangs out of business a lot quicker and a lot more effectively than anything our two governments can come up with."
a) die earlier while hopped up on whatever
b) curtail their golden years because of the side effects of that youthful hellraising.
In the future, staying blotto will be your patriotic duty. A Kieth Richards constitution will be the only Constitutional requirement for office.
Rule -5: I see an image and I want to paint it black...
A related bit here. (H/T: Instapundit)
"The answer is no, I don't think [legalizing marijuana] is a good strategy to grow the economy.--BHO"His ability to count to 5 days of sunshine on the Porkulus Bill is all we need to know about how far ahead of the curve the good POTUS is on this growth strategy.