"For us, the Holocaust survivors, our moral obligation is to legalize it."


New frontiers in coalition politics:

No, that isn't a joke. The Associated Press has more:

On Tuesday, a party representing Israeli Holocaust survivors joined forces with the pro-marijuana Green Leaf party for a run at Israel's parliament. The new party launched its campaign in a near-empty, underground, graffiti-filled nightclub in south Tel Aviv, pledging to pursue two primary goals: to financially assist elderly Holocaust survivors and to legalize the consumption of cannabis….

[Yaakov] Kfir, the party's No. 2 candidate, said he has never experimented with drugs, but after learning much from his new colleagues was eager to try. "But only when it is legal," he said.