Exactly six months ago, David Brooks wrote a column arguing against the legalization of marijuana because after smoking pot "for a little while in my teenage years," he's now over it. At the time, it seemed like a pretty edgy drug admission for a New York Times columnist, but with the paper's top editors caught up in their own squabbling, their staffers are acting out by experimenting with more intense forms of weed.
In her latest column, Maureen Dowd worries about Colorado "unleashing a drug as potent as marijuana on a horde of tourists of all ages and tolerance levels seeking a mellow buzz." Dowd knows the dangers firsthand, because while sitting alone in a Denver hotel room recently, she "nibbled off the end"...
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