Ghoulish Democrats Waste No Time Exploiting Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death for Cheap Political Gain

Posted by on Feb 05, 2014 at 8:33 am

They haven’t even held a wake for this poor bastard and these sleazy Democrats are already rushing to exploit his death. Have they no shame?

Congressional Democrats dragged Philip Seymour Hoffman’s name into a hearing on the nation’s marijuana laws Tuesday — even as Mimi O’Donnell, the grieving mom of his three kids, ventured out to plan his funeral.

“It is ludicrous, absurd, crazy to have marijuana on the same level as heroin. Ask the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, if you could,” said Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) in a stern lecture to Michael Botticelli, President Obama’s deputy drug czar.

“Nobody dies from marijuana. People die from heroin. And every second we spend in this country trying to enforce marijuana laws is a second that we’re not enforcing heroin laws.”

They just noticed heroin use is dangerous? We suspect this turd Cohen has never mentioned heroin before.

Even as the House Oversight Subcommittee’s hearing was playing out, a visibly shaken O’Donnell arrived at the Frank E. Campbell funeral home on the Upper East Side, supported by Hoffman’s assistant, Isabella Wing-Davey.

Botticelli defended the administration’s anti-legalization stance at the hearing, but Cohen was having none of it. With the tragic actor’s body barely cold, he went on:

“Heroin and meth are the two drugs that are ravaging our country. And every death, including Mr. Hoffman’s, is partly the responsibility of the federal government’s drug priorities.”

Wait, we thought being a drug-addled layabout was a lifestyle choice and how dare anyone be judgmental? Yet now it’s the responsibility of the federal government to do something?

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One Response to “Ghoulish Democrats Waste No Time Exploiting Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death for Cheap Political Gain”

  1. Immolate on 5/05/14 at 12:59 pm

    It’s always a shame when talented people take their own lives. Better heroin-related law enforcement might have a marginal effect on the less-affluent junkies, but I doubt that supply and demand levels were a factor in this case.