Originally Posted by Cptn. Howdy
too many old folk who were around during its prohibition are still around and need to die off. wait until the baby boomers are too senile to pay attention. but, for now, these are the voters who are running the businesses and making the highest political contributions. therefore, they can't be ignored.
the other reason is that it's not something that can just happen overnight. very few politicians want to risk their reputation by coming out and proposing it. so it's definitely going to take baby steps.
I"m not so sure. Remember in the sixties, those old farts were even more conservative then those today, but the youth & civil rights movements were still able to push through reform. I think we can do it if we really want it.