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Obama had a coke and a smile ... 12 years ago

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Football_Bat, Jan 5, 2007.

  1. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Funny how Sean Hannity winds up in the middle of something published a dozen years ago — Barack Obama's open admission he tried coke and pot as a youth.

    http://mediamatters.org/items/200701040011
     
  2. tommyp

    tommyp Member

    I understand Obama is a cigarette smoker. But that doesn't change my opinion of him, nor does the fact he admitted cocaine use. If anything, it's refreshing that he admits it.
     
  3. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I think our last two presidents have ensured that fidelity issues as well as prior drug and alcohol abuse isn't a major concern of most voters...
     
  4. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Doesn't seem to have affected his mind.

    Others with a sustained history of intoxicant abuse, can't say the same.
     
  5. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    Novak is priceless.

    "I have no evidence of that, but every reasonable person should assume it. I would like to have some evidence. It would be a good story."

    Just priceless.
     
  6. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Was he talking about Hannity seducing priests when he was 16 year old?
     
  7. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Hopefully some day we look back on these pitiful casual drug-use smear attempts the same way history treats the ol' boy politicos who used to accuse their opponents of having a black in the family tree or having once attended Catholic mass.
     
  8. Gold

    Gold Active Member

    If you were an adult in the late 1970s or a good part of the 80s, there's a pretty good chance you tried cocaine.
     
  9. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Yep. If anything, that makes the issue a mute point down the line. He admitted it, nothing more to add, move on.
     
  10. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    I'd say about 40 percent of the electorate would take an admitted addict at this point...
     
  11. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    I heard him mention it on the Jon Stewart Show(it was either that or Oprah) once.
     
  12. dog428

    dog428 Active Member

    Shit, I'd take a guy (or woman) who was high right now.
     
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