Unfortunately it's not about what they know, it's about knowing it and choosing reelection and continuing to foster their next career perks over the benefit of the population. That applies to the Democrats as well. The Republicans do seem to be the big evil, but the Democrats have their evils, plus they consistently appear incompetent. Not getting Merrick Garland in, the presidential election, the Kavanaugh hearings, .. hard not to lose faith. I can only image the masterful attack the Republicans would have launched on Obama had he done nearly any one of the things we find appalling about our current president(mocking a handicapped journalist, disrespecting McCain, "Grab them by the ..."). It would have been merciless, misleading(although it wouldn't have to be had he really done these things),... and likely successful. I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for the Democrats to save us. Further craziness and to bring it back to the title of the thread: Trump, not Obama, may be the President to decriminalize cannabis. I think I woke up in the "Mirror, Mirror" universe.