Skip to comments.The nation is quite drunken enough (The underclass in UK Cannot Control Their Alcohol Use)
Posted on 01/03/2005 6:13:22 PM PST by shrinkermd
That the British are now a nation of drunken brutes, justly despised throughout the world wherever they congregate in any numbers, is so obvious a fact that it should require no repetition. A brief visit to the centre of any British town or city on a Saturday night - or indeed, almost any night - will confirm it for those who are still in doubt. There they will see scenes of charmless vulgarity, in which thousands of scantily clad, lumpen sluts scream drunkenly, and men vomit proudly in the gutters.
The Government, whose solution to any social problem is to make it worse, now proposes that the British, having conclusively proved that they cannot (or rather, will not) control themselves, should be granted even more licence to make a public nuisance of themselves whenever they feel like it, which is often. They will henceforth be able to drink in pubs and bars at all times of the day and night, 24 hours a day, instead of just most of the day and night. If there were shares in debauchery, I'd buy them now.
Of course, the Government claims to believe that, by allowing drinking establishments to open 24 hours a day, it will reduce public drunkenness. If it really believes this, it is a terrible indictment of the British nation: that it can allow itself to be led by such a collection of hopeless fools. As to the suggestion that we might develop here the kind of civilised Mediterranean café culture if only drinking outlets were open long enough, you might as well preach the comforts of the igloo and the tastiness of whale blubber to the Masai of Kenya.
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scenes of charmless vulgarity, in which thousands of scantily clad, lumpen sluts scream drunkenly, and men vomit proudly in the gutters.
And here I thought this was about College campuses.
Of what? Drunken British sluts?! Puuuhhleeese!
You got to stay drunk to live in that place!
I find it interesting that the "Subjects" are "Allowed"
if only drinking outlets were open long enough, you might as well preach
the comforts of the igloo and the tastiness of whale blubber to the Masai of Kenya.
LOL damn drunken limeys!
Mostly I think they get Drunk so they can eat.
because it's would be Politicaly incorrect.
Short Answer: They go to journalism school while this author is a retired psychiatrist with no preconceptions that he need to be boring to be effective.
Realistically, most licenced places will take advantage of the regulations to open later at weekends, or a few nights a week. Not many places will stay open 24 hours a day. This should lead to less of a rush to get drunk as fast as possible, and with any luck reduce the number of people on the street at any one point late at night.
Plus, he's not afraid of speaking the truth, rather than being P.C.
>>Why can't our major newspapers write like that?<<
They do, if it is a proposed Republican solution to a problem they like indulging in.
Remember Welfare Reform?
Yeah, I'd have to be very drunk to eat kidney pie or jellied eels...
Frankly, I don't think it's a legitimate use of government to mandate when any private business opens or closes.
You are missing one of the world's great food treats by forgoing steak and kidney pie (or pudding). British food is generally bland, overcooked and very uninteresting, but they do a few things well and that is one of them.
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