Charlo Greene, the Anchorage reporter who famously quit her job by swearing on air after reporting on a marijauna business she owned, decided to, erm, bluntly illustrate her point during a segment on HuffPost Live.
Responding to accusations that she’d betrayed journalistic principles by not “If I’d gone to my boss and said, ‘Hey, I just bought this company,’ I would have been fired. Period,” she acknowledged. However, she called out her pro-marijuana detractors for not intervening in the Alaskan legalization fight, and vowed to keep fighting on behalf of the freedom to light up.
“Just because I choose to spark up doesn’t make me a criminal. I don’t deserve to go to jail because of this joint, do I?” Greene asked, pulling out a joint. “I could spark this up, right here, right now with you, and I would still be talking at the same level. I’d be just as lucid.”
“Are you waiting until the interview’s over to spark it up?” Minkovski questioned.
“No, I’ll spark it up right now,” Greene replied. “It is what it is. I’m in the privacy of my own home.” And then she did.
Watch below via HuffPost Live:
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