Nice try, Erwin. …

Comment on LETTER to Janet Brown and Russell Guy by Hal Duell.

Nice try, Erwin.

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LETTER to Janet Brown and Russell Guy
@ Russell
I thought the point of the exercise was to “nudge” both of you toward a compromise, a meeting of minds.
If I misread that, then I withdraw my original comment. If not, then I repeat – Nice try, Erwin.
For the record (again), I am all for alcohol restrictions, a point I have made many times before. I am also all for personal responsibility, another point I have made many times before. I don’t see them as mutually exclusive. If I crash my car, I am up for damages, at the least. But we also have restricted speeds in urban areas, especially around schools where it is acknowledged that some are more vulnerable than others are at other locations.
I’m not taking sides here, Russell. I quite enjoy following the pair of you over the hill and down the dale of your mutual admiration pact.

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That’s another can ready to be kicked down the road.

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