Because we are being governed by a bunch of winos and dope heads, that’s why.
A new report says that adults in Washington D.C. abuse alcohol more than anyone else in the country.
According to a new study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 8.1 percent of adults age 26 or older in D.C. are alcohol dependent. Looking at a long-term sampling, alcohol abuse rate is on the rise for the District, according to the survey.
The Washington Examiner first reported the story, noting that alcohol abuse has been a chronic issue in the District, affecting residents from the city’s streets to former First Lady Betty Ford in the White House.
D.C. was also among the 10 states where residents most frequently reported smoking marijuana within the last month. Alaskan residents inhale the most, according to the survey, with 11.5 percent of residents saying the [sic] lit up with [sic] four weeks of the survey.
Cocaine use in the District was also high. The survey says that while D.C. residents age 17 and under reported some of the lowest cocaine use in the country, District adults were among the top coke users in the United States, with 3.78 percent of residents saying they had used over a one year period.
Yes, read that last paragraph again. It’s not the kids snorting the blow, it’s the adults. Maybe even including The Only Adult in the Room, if his past is prologue.
And yes, you remember right: After Obama’s last physical, the physician recommended that he cut down on his hooch consumption. Isn’t that pathetic that you have to go to an overseas newspaper and read to the last line to find out that our president is a lush, but you sure knew Pres. Bush drank when he was in college didn’t you?
Guys, lay off the likker and drugs. We’ve got a problem out here, and it’s that little three letter word: J. O. B. S.