“Morning Joe” co-host Joe Scarborough revealed on-air Friday why he’s never smoked marijuana: It “just makes you dumb.”
“I don’t get the legalization thing,” Scarborough said. “Pot just makes you dumb.”
Scarborough said he’s “been around a lot of guys” who have used marijuana but that he’s always abstained himself.
“I’ve been around a lot of guys that smoked a lot of pot and … never once did I say, ‘Hey man, that looks like something I want to do,” Scarborough continued. “Never smoked it, because everybody that ever did just looked dumb as hell. … Why do I want a hammer and hit myself in the head and make my odds for success even longer?”
Scarborough’s comments came amid discussion about the nation’s first-ever legalized recreational marijuana industry that started in Colorado Jan. 1.
(H/T: TheBaze Blog)
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