A few days ago I wrote that Judge Judy aka Judith Sheindlin had signed off on relaxing marijuana laws. A reader points me to a fuller transcript:

KING: There are many, many, many people who think we are at the point now we ought to legalize this. What do you think?

SHEINDLIN: About legalizing marijuana?

KING: Yes.

SHEINDLIN: I don't like to dumb down America. That's what I think.

I watched it and sensed real unwillingness to parrot prohibitionist rhetoric. Maybe I was a little too optimistic.

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