Virginia’s Archaic Beverage Commission

Caleb Brown and Austin Bragg take on one of America’s most worthless regulatory agencies, the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control:

Previous ABC idiocy has included banning beer pong, banning (and later allowing) beer popsicles, banning sangria until the legislature passed a law specifically allowing it (but not other beer and wine cocktails), and shutting down a small wine shop for not racking up enough food sales to go with its by-the-glass pours.

ABC’s contributions to society include… um… I’ll get back to you on that.


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