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Hmm: Obama May Lure Youth Vote through Pot Legalization

gracepmc Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 8:47 AM
Wow! Obama must not have much confidence in Holder's plan to challenge Voter ID laws.

With President Obama's approval rankings taking a dip, and his head-to-head matchups with Mitt Romney looking awfully close, it may be time for him to break out another secret weapon: pot legalization. So says speculation, at least, drawing comparisons to the Bush campaign's 2004 effort to put gay marriage bans on ballots as a way of motivating the right. Several states will have weed legalization measures on their ballots this fall, and the Democrats are hoping this will energize the youth.

This year there's another incumbent president with modest approval ratings who could turn out his base...