“Drinking ourselves into a stupor waiting for the Bush presidency to end.”

July 24, 2009 at 3:53 pm | Posted in Department of Commerce | Leave a comment
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Invictus points out interesting data over at Blah3.

Alcoholic beverages purchased for off-premise consumption (booze we buy to drink wherever) — peaked right around the time of the presidential election and has declined dramatically since.

So, the question needs to be asked: Were we a nation just drinking ourselves into a stupor waiting for the Bush presidency to end, or is there some other explanation?

SOURCE: BEA Table 2.4.5U, Line 84

SOURCE: BEA Table 2.4.5U, Line 84

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