Mitch Daniels Talks Past Drug Use, Arrest

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    Will Mitch release those serving prison terms for what he himself paid $350. to get off?

    Mitch Daniels Talks Past Drug Use, Arrest

    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels not only smoked pot, he inhaled.

    But the potential Republican presidential candidate said he learned a valuable lesson when, while a student at Princeton University in 1970, he was arrested and convicted for possession of marijuana - a crime that carried a $350 fine.

    According to the Princetonian, Daniels was arrested after police officers discovered enough marijuana to fill two large shoe boxes in the dorm room he shared with two other individuals. Officers also found LSD and prescription drugs in the room.

    "I don't make excuses for anything. Justice was served," Daniels told the Daily Princetonian in an interview published Thursday. "I had used marijuana and I was fined for that, and that was appropriate."

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    Wonder how the Repub base will rationalize/spin this?
     

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