Wednesday, December 08, 2004

Come on you Supreme Court justices

I just read this happy little tale of prohibition hangover laws, that are going to be reviewed by the Supreme Court. I don't really have much to say about it except, I find the idea of a teenager mail-ordering a nice bottle of wine fairly amusing. The fact that this idea is the crux of the authorities argument against being able to mail-order out of state wine is somewhere between ridiculous and scary.

So come on you Supreme Court justices (justii?), anything that chips away at the US's draconian alcohol laws has got to be a good thing.

ETA: What the BBC article neglects to mention is that one of the attorneys arguing for the little wineries (and wine drinkers) is the excellent named Clint Bolick (you probably need to be registered or use Thanks, once again, to Mediawatch for providing me with this childish giggle.

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