Obama's Marijuana Stance Skewered by Jimmy Kimmel: VIDEO
Last week President Obama officially flip-flopped on medical marijuana, saying that, despite earlier promises not to use feds to "circumvent state laws about medical marijuana," big cannabis businesses would still be fair game for prosecution in places like California.
Of course, many a West Coast liberal isn't too happy. You can probably count Jimmy Kimmel among them:
During the annual White House Correspondents Dinner over the weekend host Kimmel let Obama have it when it comes to medical pot enforcement:
Kimmel, who was basically roasting the president, tried to appear serious when he said he had "one real question for you Mr. President:"
What is with the marijuana crackdown? Seriously, what is the concern? We will deplete the nation's Funyun supply? Pot smokers vote too. Sometimes a week after the election, but they vote.
Los Angeles Clippers v San Antonio Spurs - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsFri., Feb. 24, 7:30pm
CSUN Womens Basketball vs. Uc Riverside Highlanders Womens Basketball
TicketsSat., Feb. 25, 4:00pm
Los Angeles Lakers v San Antonio Spurs - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsSun., Feb. 26, 12:30pm
Los Angeles Clippers v Charlotte Hornets - Verified Resale Tickets
TicketsSun., Feb. 26, 6:30pm
Kimmel asked those in the crowd to raise their hands if they never tried cannabis. Only a few hands went up.
Obama seemed to be enjoying the show, but during that particular tongue lashing he appeared almost embarrassed.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Los Angeles, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.