Mitt Romney Gets Compassionate

Posted without comment, except… “wow.”



  1. If 80% of Americans support medical marijuana, it is beyond me why politicians continue making a fool of themselves like this. A bunch of student drug policy reformers recently traveled to the College Convention 2012 in Concord NH to question presidential candidates on drug policy. If you’re interested, you can check them out here:

    I especially love the dramatic irony in this clip of Newt , where he says drug users “lose the ability to be fully participating citizens”, while speaking to a self-proclaimed drug user who has traveled across the country to be a fully participating citizen and engage presidential candidates in a political issue he is passionate about. Ay-ay-ay…

  2. […] Monday: We published the first part of Dr. Dessa Bergen-Cico’s fascinating look into the Vietnam-era work of Washington University sociologist Dr. Lee Robins. In “The ‘Lee Robins Study’ and Its Legacy, Part One,”  we’re introduced to Dr. Robins’ now-famous study of opiate use among U.S. servicemen during the Vietnam War. Joseph Gabriel augmented Dr. Bergen-Cico’s work with a brief reminder of former Massachusetts Governor (and future President?) Mitt Romney’s stance on medical marijuana. […]

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