The Points (Somewhat Grudging) Endorsement: Obama for President

Remember 2008? So much seemed possible then. Farewell, the reformed drunkard frat boy Bush; hail, the hipster Obama, a man who could admit to having enjoyed getting high even as he recognized its dangers and grasped the ethical and political complexity of the global drug supply chain.

We Had Hope

Four years later, with plenty of wry head-shaking, Points grudgingly endorses Barack Obama for President of the United States, primarily (though not solely) because the alternatives would be so much worse.

Points readers are no doubt familiar with the Obama administration’s generally dismal record on drug issues:

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