HIGH ON EXPERIMENTATION

Representative Susan Molinari, the keynote speaker of the Republican National Convention, comes to the podium after providing fresh proof that the behavior of American politicians is not affected in the slightest by ridicule. Officeholders who are confronted with stories of marijuana use in college, as Representative Molinari was after being invited to deliver the keynote, still describe what they were doing with the dreaded weed not as smoking or using but as "experimenting."

What a jolly little laugh we all had the first time that one was used! It takes a person who's running for Congress, we said, to make pot...

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