Golly. Can you believe it? It seems Stephen Harper and the Con regime have changed their minds about marijuana.
Forget everything they said before, or the disgusting way they tried to smear Justin Trudeau.
Justin is still a junkie, but the killer weed is NOT the source of all EVIL.
The Conservative government is looking at softening Canada’s marijuana laws by allowing police to write tickets for small-scale possession cases instead of laying charges.
And of course it would have to be the hapless Peter MacKay who made the announcement
“Criminal Code offences would still be available to police, but we would look at options that would give police the ability, much like the treatment of open liquor, that would allow the police to ticket those type of offences. We have not arrived on the exact mechanism in which that could be done,” Mr. MacKay said on Parliament Hill on Wednesday, adding: “We’re examining it. It’s not decriminalization. It’s not legalization.”
Because Dumbo really had to do SOMETHING to change his image as the poster boy for binge drinking...
Which as I've pointed out before, is far more dangerous than marijuana.
And just as bad for young Canadians as throwing them in jail for the "crime" of smoking it.
So it is a
One critic said the move, if implemented, could be more onerous for recreational marijuana users, as police who turn a blind eye to it now would instead start writing tickets.
And still leaves the growing and selling of marijuana in the hands of organized criminals who could be selling us ANYTHING...
But that's the Harper Crime Agenda eh? Talking tough to criminals, while making them rich, and killing us gently.
And it does make me wonder what on earth caused Stephen Harper to change his mind?
Could it be the polls that show that support for decriminalization and legalization climbing steadily?
Could it be the example of little Uruguay which has legalized marijuana?
And was recently named "Country of the Year" by The Economist.
Modest yet bold, liberal and fun-loving, Uruguay is our country of the year. ¡Felicitaciones!
You know the magazine that Harper reads because he's a "real economist."
The magazine that once thought we were COOL when we considered decriminalizing it TEN years ago...
But never did.
So nobody's calling us "bold, liberal, and fun-loving" anymore. *Sigh*
And from that high point it's been downhill ever since.
But still none of the above can properly explain Harper's incredible flip flop on the marijuana issue. Or why he now feels driven to come up with a pale version of Justin Trudeau's idea. After attacking him so viciously and accusing him of being a junkie.
Except that him and his Cons must be DESPERATE.
They were so eager to destroy Justin Trudeau, they attacked his ideas about marijuana reform like a pack of rabid hyenas. Only to realize too late that they were POPULAR. And could make young Canadians swarm the polls in the next election like they never have before.
So now they need to make Great Prison Leader look kinder, gentler, COOLER !!!!
But playing the piano, and wailing like a banshee, clearly isn't working.
And neither will this...
Because sadly for him it's too late.
Nobody could trust him with the marijuana issue after he has worked so hard to jail so many Canadians for a crime that should not be a crime.
Nothing can save him now. He's getting buried or smoked by the forces of change.
And his Reefer Madness will soon be over...
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