Long-haired country boys below the Mason-Dixon support legalised weed
WILL the Good Ol’ Boys below the Mason-Dixon line get excited about legalised marijuana? Patrik Jonsson:
[L]ook a little closer at Dixie’s denizens and one sees small but potent signs of a legalization groundswell, in part fueled by the South’s unique contributions to marijuana culture and prohibition. In Texas and all over the South, there are a lot Willie Nelson-style social and cultural “outlaw” attitudes, all of which overlap with Ron Paul libertarianism. … More critically, the South is one of the country’s premier pot growing grounds, with Kentucky and Tennessee surpassing northern California in marijuana tonnage each harvest. Evidence also suggests that it’s used recreationally as much in the South as in other corners of the country.
Don’t tell me what do to, Yankee. Charlie Daniels is just a long-haired country boy: