A.M. Links: Mitch McConnell Says Marijuana Can Kill You, Obama Administration to Fire Diplomat for Criticizing Iraq Boondoggle, Afghan President Tells Western Forces to Leave Afghan Villages


  • Mitch McConnell tells constituent that weed is deadly.

  • Afghan President Hamid Karzai tells NATO forces to leave Afghan villages. 
  • Taliban breaks off talks with U.S.  
  • Afghans demand that U.S. soldier who murdered 16 Kandahar villagers be tried in Afghanistan.
  • State Department to fire high-level bureaucrat for criticizing the war effort in Iraq. 
  • Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum continue to complain about the deep pockets of Mitt Romney and his friends (who are corporations). 

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