Kamala Harris says she’s pro-cannabis legalization. As was created apparent throughout the debate final evening, her record says otherwise
In several respects, the final evening of the second round of Democratic debates was a lot like the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones: somehow, it managed to be bloody and impossibly boring at the identical time. The target of most of the candidates’ ire was former Vice President Joe Biden, at present the top Democratic candidate in the polls, who took half-hearted hit immediately after half-hearted hit with the unwavering, rictus-grinned composure of a crash test dummy.
But Biden wasn’t the only candidate to take a beating. In a single specifically brutal moment, Sen. Tulsi Gabbard took aim at Sen. Kamala Harris, a former California lawyer common who is also broadly deemed a single of the top candidates in the race, attacking Harris for her prosecutorial record and accusing her of blocking proof that could have potentially freed a man from death row. Gabbard specifically zeroed in on Harris’s record on drug-connected offenses: “She place more than 1,500 persons in jail for marijuana violations and then laughed about it when she was asked if she ever smoked marijuana,” Gabbard stated, referring to an interview Harris gave to The Breakfast Club in which she joked about smoking pot in college. [Read More @ Rolling Stone]