I've been saying this for YEARS. Not the gene-argument, but that alcohol has functioned as a necessity. Not, of course, sigh, that anyone listens to me. But surely they'll listen to George Will.
Thanks and a tip o' the mug to my buddy Tom Strodtbeck of the NBIA for alerting me to Will's piece.
Website of Maureen Ogle, author and historian. Books include Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer, In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America, and Key West: History of An Island of Dreams.