The DEA head’s performance in the House hearings has been getting play all over.
Chart: What The DEA Refuses To Admit About Drugs in U.S. News and World Report is just one example.
Having it as the top story on the Huffington Post with the huge headline “Is She High?” was priceless.
Politico: DEA chief deflects pols’ pot questions
And the comments at all these places is overwhelmingly… unsupportive of Michele Leonhart.
All it takes is some members of Congress willing to do the right thing and stand up and ask for the truth. Of course, Leonhart can’t answer the question truthfully, because if she did, she’d negate the reason for much of her budget while also undermining many of the unscientific and self-serving administrative rulings made by the DEA. And so she has to answer as an ignoramus, because looking stupid is less of political suicide than telling the truth.
It’s another step toward the ultimate dismantling of this destructive agency.