Ed Driscoll

Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em

I had no idea Richard Branson was a toker, but in retrospect, that’s not exactly surprising: “Richard Branson: I asked for weed at White House,” the Politico reports:

When you go to a White House state dinner and you’re lucky enough to get some face time with the president, what do you ask the president?

“I asked him if I could have a spliff,” businessman and Virgin Group honcho Richard Branson told a crowd gathered at The Atlantic’s Washington offices Thursday, the day after attending the dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron.

“But they didn’t have any,” Branson continued, according to a video of the event as he recalled his effort to procure weed the night before at the White House.

Well, they did at one time

More on the frat pack hijinks of the Obama Delta White House here.