Roger Stone (Halfheartedly) Apologizes to the Cannabis Industry for Past Comments – News

Political strategist Roger Stone, a man who has built a successful career on Capitol Hill by knowing exactly when and where to pull the trigger, is now apologizing for any racist and misogynistic comments he may have made throughout the years after several members of the cannabis community threatened to boycott a huge industry event next month in Los Angeles, where Stone is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech.

“There is no doubt that some of my tweets are too pungent and politically incorrect for my critics,” Stone wrote in his apology, according to The Daily Caller. “I did use a word used by the US Census until 2011 that some construed to be a racial epithet in tweets regarding Allen West, Dominic Carter, and Roland Martin. In retrospect, I see that this attempt at sarcasm can be seen as a slur therefore I heartfully apologize to all this gentleman.

“I don’t expect this apology to appease my critics because, like the President, nothing I say can please them,” Stoned continued. “Like Trump I don’t apologize as a general principle. I am violating one of my own Rules. In this case it’s the right thing to do. I am hopeful some of these gentlemen will…

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