‘Sit this one out’: Kamala Harris ‘Community Noted’ all the way back to San Francisco

Vice President Kamala Harris got “Community Noted” all the way back to San Francisco in the early 2000s when she took advantage of 420 Day to plug legal weed.

“Nobody should have to go to jail for smoking weed. We must continue to change our nation’s approach to marijuana while reforming the justice system so it finally lives up to its name,” Harris tweeted while promoting a similar quote from President Biden.

While it’s understandable that legal weed is a great get-out-the-vote mechanism for otherwise uninformed young people who are more apt to vote for a Democrat because of the party’s stranglehold on pop culture, the vice president had quite the gall to parrot the remark given her track record as a former prosecutor — a gig then-Mayor Willie Brown, her married boyfriend at the time, helped secure.

Community Notes weighed in to say, “As district attorney, Kamala Harris oversaw 1,900 marijuana convictions, some of which resulted in jail time.”

The corrective entry even drew a chuckle from Elon Musk:

And there was this indelible moment from the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, of course:

Here’s a quick sampling of other responses to the bold hypocrisy Harris served up, as seen on X:

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