Demonising drinking is wowserism at its worst

Demonising drinking is wowserism at its worst

Miranda Devine has a must-read article in Tuesday’s Telegraph on our government’s wowserish madness when it comes to demonising alcohol.

She sensibly notes:

Contrary to popular myth, and compared to baby boomer legislators, Generation Y is relatively abstemious and sensible.

That is how most parents see their teenagers as they help them to make their way in the world. But what is increasingly noticeable to parents is how disrespectful and unforgiving the world is to these emerging adults.

Punishing young people for learning to drink alcohol is just mindless control-freakery.

Make sure you read the whole thing.

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