Pat Robertson Endorses Marijuana Legalization

In a surprising statement from the conservative religious leader, evangelical media mogul Pat Robertson endorsed marijuana legalization. “I really believe we should treat marijuana the way we treat beverage alcohol . . . . I’ve never used marijuana and I don’t intend to, but it’s just one of those things that I think: this war on drugs just hasn’t succeeded.” Robertson’s views put him in line with the majority of the country, which also believes that using the drug should not be illegal: