Snoop Dogg says he smoked pot at White House
Though Mr. Dogg did not explicitly say so, the implication was that President Barack Obama was not there when the rapper toked up. For the record: Obama recently turned down pot at a bar in Denver — though, if it's relevant, he has been known to dodge questions about whether he smokes cigarettes of the non-marijuana variety in the White House.
Dogg's revelation came in an exchange with guest Jimmy Kimmel. Try to follow along:
Kimmel: Have you ever smoked at the White House?
Dogg [smoking what appears to be a marijuana blunt]: In the bathroom.
Kimmel: You did? In the White House.
Dogg: In the bathroom. Not in the White House — but in the bathroom. Because I said, "May I use the bathroom for a second?" And they said, "What are you going to do? No. 1 or No. 2?" I said, "No. 2."
Kimmel: Who said this? The first lady?
Dogg: No. The CIA. Or the FBI. The alphabet boys. So I said, "Look, when I do the No. 2, I usually, you know, have a cigarette or I light something to get the aroma right." They said, "You know what? You can light a piece of napkin." I said, "I'll do that." And the napkin was this. [indicates blunt]
Kimmel: This is some story.
USA Today confirmed that the man once known as Calvin Broadus was at the White House ahead of the Kennedy Center Honors in December.
So: The man had the means, motive and opportunity.
If Dogg did indeed get lit in a bathroom at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. with the permission of an unspecified government security agency, this would not be the executive branch's first experiment with marijuana. As everyone with a NORML bumpersticker knows, Presidents Washington and Jefferson grew hemp.
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