When you think of words to describe R.T. Rybak, “depressed” certainly wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of the list. But in a wide-ranging interview with Mpls St. Paul Magazine’s Steve Marsh, the soon-to-be former mayor says that’s how smoking a bunch of pot made him feel during his days at Breck High School. What got him out of his ganja-induced funk? Fittingly, the ebullient R.T. says it was his first political campaign.
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