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Thursday, May 05, 2011
Send The President a joint -- it just might chill him down?
By Jack Brummet, Social Mores Editor, with research by Mona Goldwater. Wingnut and GOP affairs editor
As a long-time scholar of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, I loved stumbling onto this 1970 flyer. In the end, I don't think sending marijuana to the White House had the desired effect. LBJ kept the war running full-tilt, until he was replaced by Dick Nixon in January, 1969. As it turned out, Nixon kept the war running at high levels as well, until he achieved "peace with honor," or, more correctly, we bugged out of the mess we created and left them to sort it out. . .