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Tom Tancredo ... more or less.
Hey, kids, remember Tom Tancredo? Of course you don't, because who has time to keep track of irrelevant out-of-power Republican jackholes when there are so many sweet-Jesus-I-can't-believe-they're-in-positions-of-power Republican jackholes to watch over? True, knowledge of Tancredo is usually worth slightly less than a warm bucket of hamster vomit, but today is special, so let's review. Tancredo is the "failed gubernatorial candidate, failed presidential candidate and noted xenophobe" who also despises gay people and thinks chicks can totally serve in the military if they must, but only in non-combat roles. Oops! Bad news for Tom.

He's also the pro-war chickenhawk who was too "depressed" to fight in the war he was so keen on, once upon a time. Oh, and most importantly of all, he was once utterly humiliated by our very own Markos on the Tee Vee, and then lost an epic battle with an earpiece when he tried to storm off set.

Yeah, you remember him now, don't you?

Well, turns out Tancredo, a proud Coloradan and bet-loser, will be rockin' the ganja, now that it's perfectly legal to be a stoner in his home state:

"Look, I made a bet with the producer of the film that if Amendment 64 passed (I did not think it would) that I would smoke pot," he said through his research and education institute, the Rocky Mountain Foundation. "I will therefore smoke pot under circumstances we both agree are legal under Colorado law. Hey, it's better than having to do a stupid dance as (Denver) Mayor (Michael) Hancock must perform as a result of losing a bet on the Broncos beating the Ravens."
Raise your hand if this makes you hate Tancredo just a teeny tiny bit less. Because, okay, sure, he's still a loser. But at least he can lose a bet gracefully. Just remember, Tom, it's puff puff pass.

Originally posted to Kaili Joy Gray on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 01:54 PM PST.

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