Cypress Hill's B Real: "Guys Who Smoke Weed Can Relate to Obama, I Support Him"

If Mitt Romney smoked a joint, nothing would happen. Because robots can't get high.

But Crossfade's backing Obama. Like most Americans, we've smoked marijuana. And we're not afraid to admit it.

We also recently spoke to B-Real of Cypress Hill about why weed's a good thing, why voting is important, and who he's backing in the 2012 presidential race.

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Crossfade: What do you think about Obama being a big-time pothead when he was younger?

B-Real: At least he was honest about it, and he's a guy that a lot of guys who smoke can relate to on some real, average-person shit right there. A lot of Americans smoke marijuana. He partied out when he was younger unlike somebody that was straight edge. Or won't admit to it, like most Republicans. I think people appreciate that honesty.

A lot of the stuff he's been working on to fix is what Bush messed up in the first place. But it takes time for some of these things to be seen. He gets unfairly criticized. He inherited an office that was totally fucked. I still support him, that's for sure.

What do you think of non-voters?

When someone gets voted in that's against the people, how did he get in there? It's on the people that didn't vote. So when something like that happens, you can only blame yourself. I didn't used to vote for a long time, but then I would still complain about shit. I can only blame myself for that.

Who you gonna vote for?


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