You can see the ridiculous ad here (and below) in all its misleading glory.
Seriously liquor lobbyists, I like to drink as much as anyone, but that's entirely different than ADVOCATING DRUNK DRIVING.
As the article notes, the liquor lobbyist claims: "We needed to create the distinction for the public what someone with multiple DUIs looked like versus a low blood-alcohol-level first-time offender."
Except for it only takes one ill-fated time behind the wheel to kill a family! Sarah Longwell, I hope Satan enjoys your soul.
I don't know what decade you're living in where that's okay, but that's been a huge embarrassment to my beloved Wisconsin recently, when we were named the state with the highest admitted rate of drunk driving.
Drunk driving isn't global warming* - you can't debate whether or not it has a serious impact.
As someone who, by mere inches and the miracle of a higher power, avoided losing her life (or at least livelihood) to a drunk driver (in Connecticut, not Wisconsin), I don't think you can really err on the side of caution when preventing unnecessary loss of life.
Of course I also do my part by not having a
On another note, please take a good look at the ad. Is it just me or does it also suggest that drinking and driving is okay for white people only? I guess interlock devices are okay for Lindsay Lohan AND minorities. Thanks for clearing that up.
*Please note tongue in cheek remark