Two weeks ago, SSDP members took over New Hampshire before the primary, confronting presidential candidates about the drug war left and right! Within the span of a few days, we were able to capture videos of Gingrich, Romney, Santorum, and Paul answering (or hilariously dodging) our questions.
Here are just a few clips for your enjoyment:
Also, read the Washington Post's coverage of SSDP's work in New Hampshire.
With our persistence, we brought the conversation of drug policy reform to the national level. If we weren't there asking these questions, most candidates would not have said a word about the issue.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects