Some (protein) wisdom on the drinking age.
Faced with 100 or so college presidents calling for the lowering of the drinking age — back to 18 — Mothers Against Drunk Driving responds predictably.
“But think of the children, yadda blah blah yadda.”
Goldstein notes accurately what MADD’s true agenda is.
- MADD is no longer worried about drunk driving per se, but is rather become a neoprohibitionist organization trafficking in emotional arguments to convince cowardly politicians to force change upon the culture — “change” that has the effect of taking away individual freedom and responsibility, along with the role of parents in teaching young adults how to handle certain freedoms, in exchange for a government run mandate, complete with police powers of the state or municipality, that presumes to usurp those responsibilities by a kind of 3/5 rule on adulthood