by Steed Dropout
June 13, 2014
DYSPHORIA FOR THE REST OF US
Dysphoria. Photo by Ted Friedman.
When Maureen Dowd, a star New York Times reporter, screwed up with a pot-club marijuana edible in Colorado, recently, she faced a reporter’s dilemma. Should she write a tell-all or wait to be scooped on her own life?
Her tell-all was a public service spot, with Dowd telling us, essentially, “kids, don’t try this at home,” while filling us in on how to use edible THC.
Her editors must have been weak-kneed with delight. There’s just something sort of pro-pot about the Times but I can’t prove it. I suspected this when the Times ran a news obit a few years ago on Berkeley’s most famous pot Doc., Psychiatrist, Tod H. Mikuriya.
Mikuriya was a pioneer advocate (and user of) medical marijuana. You could feel between the lines the Times dug his message.
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