Hip Pope Not Hip Enough for Drugs

Pope Francis meets the Movement of the Holy Spirit Renewal at the Olympic Stadium on June 1, 2014 in Rome, Italy.
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Despite his Marx-ish leanings, religious meme Pope Francis is not actually a sophomore at Brown. Moves to legalize recreational drugs “are not only highly questionable from a legislative standpoint, but they fail to produce the desired effects,” he told the International Drug Enforcement Conference today. “Let me state this in the clearest terms possible: The problem of drug use is not solved with drugs!” Yes, it appears the 77-year-old head of the Catholic Church’s progressivism has its limits.