Sarah inhaled

The Alaska governor has admitted she doesn't have that kind of Bill Clinton problem.

Published September 1, 2008 2:10PM (EDT)

Sarah Palin has smoked pot -- legally and proudly.

Lest there be any doubts, she confirms that she inhaled, too.

And, really, so what? We already know Barack Obama admitted to using cocaine, and a growing plurality of Americans -- one survey says 42 percent -- have tried marijuana at least once.

By Thomas Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller is professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the author of "Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South." Follow him @schaller67.

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