Wiretap: David Brooks’s choom gang

 
David Brooks smoked weed as a kid, but he says he and most of his friends outgrew it. But since Colorado has made it legal, Colorado kids – this is the argument – won’t give it up, and all the adults will be stoners and, well, you can see where this is leading. If you think we’ve made a big mistake, this is the column for you.

Weed: Been there, done that. Via David Brooks in the New York Times.

The big question for Obama: Can he find the reset button? Via the New Yorker.

Coming in 2014: It’s the Tea Party versus the Establishment in Ohio. It’s just the beginning. Via the Daily Beast.

Also in 2014, The Weekly Standard talked to a receptionist in a doctor’s office. So Obama is doomed.

More in 2014: 21 movies to look forward to this year. Via the Atlantic.

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