By Christopher “Flood the Drummer®” Norris (PhillyinFocus)
10.1.14: Philadelphia – (Politics): Mayor Michael A. Nutter today sounded like Mr. Hackey from the cartoon South Park when he gave his long, father-like remarks before signing a law that decriminalizes marijuana.
He went on and on about how bad weed is for young minds and how the City is going to start an outreach campaign to assist those with addictions. He also bragged that the School District of Philadelphia is going to bolster its middle school prevention program that urges youth to stay away from drugs and the cigarettes that help fund their education.
But what Mayor Nutter didn’t mention during his lecture, was that the historic bill introduced by Councilman Jim Kenney was inspired by an awful policy that he champions.
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