Via a friend in Seattle…
I think I would have really enjoyed a program that was held at the University of Washington this evening: “Marijuana, the Unnecessary War,”, featuring travel writer Rick Steves along with Roger Goodman, director of the King County Bar Association’s Drug Policy Project.
Steves isn’t worried what people think of his stoner stance. He doesn’t need to get elected, he said, and doesn’t care if people boycott his travel books and shows.
The truth is, he hardly smokes anyway.
“If I wasn’t working so hard, I would smoke,” he said. “I’m kind of a workaholic. I smoke overseas with European friends.”
Alcohol leads to other things, Steves said. Sex leads to other things.
“Pot causes us to enjoy the Beatles.”