The only thing I know about del Toro is that he's Puerto Rican, so I asked him what did he think about the nomination of fellow boricua Sonia Sotomayor to a seat on the Supreme Court. "Excellent, excellent," he snickered while turning around to speak with another reporter. […]
I decided to go even more political. "Puerto Rico: independence, commonwealth, or state?" I asked. He stopped. "What's your plan?" he shot back.
"I asked you—answer the question," I responded, peppering in some Puerto Rican slang to soften him up. It didn't work.
"What's your plan?" he yelled again. A handler was trying to guide him to safer terrain, but he tried to get closer.
"You're Puerto Rican; I'm Mexican." I said.
"Gimme a plan! Gimme a plan!" he started rambling before finally walking away.
COWARD. For someone who's expressed undying love for the commie Che Guevara, for del Toro to not take a stance on his homeland's limbo nature is weak.
Universities are punishing kids for partying—after cashing their tuition checks, of course.
Democrats Scuttle Marijuana Decriminalization Vote Over Fears of Not Being Deferential Enough to Cop Lobbyists
If Congress is too afraid to vote on marijuana reform, how the hell are they ever going to pass policing reform?
Federal Proposal Would Expand Hair Testing of Job Applicants and Employees To Make Sure They Are Obeying Drug Prohibition
The method, which can detect drug metabolites for up to a year, does not measure impairment or recent use.
USA Today Op ed Making the Case for Abolishing the Constitutional Requirement that the President Must be a "Natural Born" Citizen
I coauthored it with Harvard Law School Professor Randall Kennedy.
Shopping at Target. Dining outdoors. No activity these days is too mundane for protesters to shout at you for it.