A Healthy Place to Get Drunk

RECEIVED Wed., Oct. 29, 2003

To the supporters of the smoking ban,
   Why don't you cry some more about secondhand smoke! As a nonsmoker, I fear dying on Austin roads more than secondhand smoke. But don't worry, soon enough you'll have your smoke-free bars. Then you can down a bunch of your yuppie cocktails for your nicely preserved liver, get in your SUV drunk, and run over some cyclist on the way home. But don't get too comfortable – the same neo-prohibitionists who want to ban smoking would love the opportunity to go after alcohol next.
Wendy Morris
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