If you’ve wondered why many of the younger progressives taking over the Democratic Party have accused Nancy Pelosi and her fellow septuagenarian top generals in the House of being out of touch with voters look no further than marijuana policy.

With marijuana now legal in one form or another in 31 states as well as the District of Columbia, and with polls repeatedly showing a whopping 62 percent of Americans supporting its outright legalization, many rank and file Democrats are growing increasingly frustrated that their top leaders in the House are promising no more than merely maintaining the status quo on pot policy if they recapture the lower chamber in November.

Why Are House Democratic Leaders Such a Bummer on Legal Weed?

Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, and James Clyburn have no plan to take up pot legalization should they take back the House, leaving younger Dems shaking their heads.


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