Tuesday, 29 November 2011

But drink is so cheap?


We hear it all the time - the stuff about alcohol being so cheap that the kiddies can buy gallons with their pocket money. So cheap that the nannying fussbuckets want a minimum price. So cheap that we have a "pandemic" of alcohol problems.

So explain this then?

Trading standards today warned the public that the manufacturers of illegal vodkas have “no consideration for human safety” following reports that a Bradford man nearly lost his sight after drinking the bogus booze. 

OK, so the bloke's an idiot - but someone has gone to the time and trouble (well, not that much time or that much trouble - making alcohol is very easy) to make, bottle and distribute that dodgy vodka.

If legal vodka's so cheap why do this?


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