Ted Rall Cartoon: Why the US Will Make Weed Legal

There are lots of arguments for marijuana legalization. In the latest Ted Rall cartoon, Ted argues that the U.S. will make weed legal for this reason alone … — The U.S. will inevitably make weed legal. Why? Here’s the latest Ted Rall cartoon.

Here’s why the U.S. will legalize pot. It makes people passive. And that will save the government big time, for instance, in just the cost of riot police alone. For, I’m Ted Rall.


Based in New York, Ted Rall is a nationally-syndicated columnist, editorial cartoonist and war correspondent who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The author of 17 books, most-recently published The Book of Obama: How We Went From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt, Rall is twice the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Follow him @TedRall, check out his Facebook fan page and definitely follow his Google+ stream here. Ted’s upcoming book After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan is due out in 2014.

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Ted Rall

Ted Rall

Ted Rall is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist, writer and occasional war correspondent best known for his coverage of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. A Pulitzer finalist and twice the winner of the RFK Journalism Award, Ted is the author of 17 books including "Revenge of the Latchkey Kids," about Gen Xers, "To Afghanistan and Back," the noted comix journalism work, and, most recently, "Snowden" (about the NSA whistleblower. His comix biography of Bernie Sanders appears January 19, 2016.

  • tbetz

    Just watch. As soon as it’s legal nationwide, kids will stop smoking it. It isn’t that long since I heard Loisaida kids calling it “old man”.