Photos: Top ten politicians who've smoked pot


Number 4: Rand Paul
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Rand Paul.
A senator from Kentucky and the son of Ron, Rand Paul is a rising star in the Republican Party who's often touted as a potential presidential candidate. He's also the star of this wacky anecdote featured in a 2010 GQ profile:
The strangest episode of Paul's time at Baylor occurred one afternoon in 1983 (although memories about all of these events are understandably a bit hazy, so the date might be slightly off), when he and a NoZe brother paid a visit to a female student who was one of Paul's teammates on the Baylor swim team. According to this woman, who requested anonymity because of her current job as a clinical psychologist, "He and Randy came to my house, they knocked on my door, and then they blindfolded me, tied me up, and put me in their car. They took me to their apartment and tried to force me to take bong hits. They'd been smoking pot." After the woman refused to smoke with them, Paul and his friend put her back in their car and drove to the countryside outside of Waco, where they stopped near a creek. "They told me their god was 'Aqua Buddha' and that I needed to bow down and worship him," the woman recalls. "They blindfolded me and made me bow down to 'Aqua Buddha' in the creek. I had to say, 'I worship you Aqua Buddha, I worship you.' At Baylor, there were people actively going around trying to save you and we had to go to chapel, so worshiping idols was a big no-no."
Number 3: Barack Obama
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Barack Obama.
This time around, we'll quote, well, us, from last year's list of the most and least surprising celebrity stoners:

These days, the President of the United States downplays his pot past -- and under his administration, the Justice Department's eye has not been entirely blind when it comes to enforcing federal marijuana laws on businesses in states that have legalized MMJ (like this one). But in his 1995 book Dreams of My Father, he wrote, "Pot had helped, and booze; maybe a little blow when you could afford it." And in a 2005 comment to Northwestern University students that some will read with a certain irony, he reportedly said, "The War on Drugs has been an utter failure. We need to rethink and decriminalize our marijuana laws."

Continue to keep counting down our list of the top ten politicians who've smoked pot.

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LadyLiberal
LadyLiberal

Malcolm,

Try spelling "Barack" correctly if you want people to listen to what you have to say.

DonkeyHotay
DonkeyHotay topcommenter

Yet none of them were pig-ignorant bong-sucking semi-literate stoners ...

... with the possible exception of G aWol Bu$h.

Now how about that list of Politicians who did cocaine ?


Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

Wouldn't it be easier to list those who haven't ?

Who in office didn't attend college ?

malcolmkyle16
malcolmkyle16 topcommenter

"My fellow citizens, I may belong to the Choom Gang but I literally don't care about your welfare. I have a military/pharmaceutical/prison industrial complex–and it's various components–to support. So regardless of how you may feel or what you may wish, my problems will always trump your problems. I trust you will allow me to remain untainted and untouched by the unconscionable acts that I have committed on your behalf."

Sincerely yours,

President Barak Obama

Juan_Leg
Juan_Leg

@malcolmkyle16  <----- The 'cut & paste' MASTER !

 I wonder how many people use some of Donkey's entries as their own in other publications ?

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