Meghan McCain, Republican blogger and daughter of 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain, advocates the legalization of marijuana in her new book, America, You Sexy Bitch: A Love Letter to Freedom, which she co-authored with Michael Ian Black, a Democratic comedian. The book was released today.
“This is not a decision I have come to quickly or lightly. … For one reason, I think it is a substance that does no more damage than alcohol does, and second, if we legalized marijuana in this country and taxed the hell out of it, our economic problems would at least be temporarily helped a great deal,” McCain wrote.
In an excerpt published by The Daily Beast, McCain not only argued for the legalization of marijuana, but also admitted to trying her own fair share of pot.
“Yes, I have smoked marijuana a few times in the past,” McCain wrote. “It is a plant that makes me mellow and giggly and, quite frankly, tired.”
The book follows McCain and Black, two politically opposed authors, stuffed in an RV for a cross-country journey through the United States, hoping to change the way politics are discussed.
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