Why not ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump some pointed questions about legalizing marijuana?

Presidential debates, as organized by the lamentable Commission on Presidential Debates, are deliberately boring.

Most of the questions asked of the candidates are little more than invitations to repeat their most shopworn talking points.

And, worse yet, there has been a recent trend toward asking candidates to critique their opponents — literally asking for more of the talking-head punditry that extinguishes whatever enthusiasm might be generated by a clash of ideas.

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John Nichols ~ TheNation.com ~

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