Bargain Binge


Radley Balko notes that the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has finally recalibrated its definition of "binge drinking", so that it no longer covers just about anyone who goes out for an evening of drinks with friends. Now, (he asks rhetorically), how many anti-alcohol laws and policies formed on the basis of the former definition (and the alarming statistics it generated) will get revised?