While BLOODBATH is an overstatement, you are correct, there were more alcohol-related accidents in that time. Of course there would be; you have three more years of adults able to legally drink at bars. But by that logic, why aren't we clamoring to raise the drinking age to 25? That would save thousands of lives a year, would it not? Why not do this? Well, because we'd be taking away the rights of legal, tax-paying adults. Like those age 18-20.
But by that logic, why aren't we clamoring to raise the drinking age to 25?
Because we have reasoned, debated, discussed and deliberated, and we have decided that 21 is a reasonable age.
Of course, I'm not the one to talk to. I wish they'd never repealed prohibition.
posted on 03/04/2002 12:09:29 PM PST
How dare you bring logic into this argument! Personally, I think the drinking age should be lowered to 18. I think the age one can serve on a military tribunal to try and hang a peaceful Islamist terrorist should be lowered to 18, too.
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