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Thu Aug 6, 2015, 08:22 AM

Health officials warn you could die playing GOP debate drinking games: ‘It’s formula for disaster"

“The data show that it’s not a clown car at all,” added Baruah. ” It’s a clown bus, and far too many smug liberals are being inadvertently thrown under its wheels by their self-satisfied friends on Twitter.”


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“You simply can’t drink every time one of these guys says something silly,” said Surgeon General Vivek Murthy during a Wednesday morning press conference. “We’ve got three candidates who are prone to gaffes — Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Scott Walker — and then a half-dozen obscure goofballs vying with Donald Trump for a little media attention. It’s just a formula for disaster.”

Murthy suggested that people play a safer variation of the traditional debate drinking game by only consuming alcohol when one of the candidates says something reasonable.

“We’re not saying that people shouldn’t have fun participating in the rotting vestiges of our once-great democracy,” he said. “Just do it responsibly. Instead of, say, shotgunning a beer when Ben Carson compares abortion to a planet-killing meteor wiping out humanity, consider taking a shot if Jeb Bush acknowledges that human activity is contributing to climate change,” he said. “And that drink might even have some therapeutic value when he goes on to argue that we shouldn’t do a damn thing about it.”

According to Dr. Lawrence Goldfarb, a toxicologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average man should consume no more than four units of alcohol per day and an average woman should consume no more than three. “So even if you only drank when someone made a dopey, half-baked Neville Chamberlain analogy, you’d still be ingesting potentially dangerous quantities,” said Goldfarb. A “unit” of alcohol equals around 12 ounces of beer, five ounces of wine or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof liquor.


http://www.rawstory.com/2015/08/health-officials-warn-that-you-could-die-playing-gop-debate-drinking-games-its-a-formula-for-disaster/

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 02:39 PM

1. Candidate for this year's "You Call This NEWS?" Award

The "You Forgot the 'Not From The Onion' Disclaimer" category.

But seriously, folks, I play drinking games with shot glasses of wine rather than hard liquor for precisely this reason. Or may I suggest that you pledge a dime, quarter or dollar to your favorite candidate instead of drinking?


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Thu Aug 6, 2015, 03:45 PM

2. If you waited for them to say something reasonable, you'd stay sober.

Not a good condition for watching this debate.

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Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:19 PM

3. I thought this was satire

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Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:25 PM

4. I can't watch it sober

But I'm going with beer rather than hard liquor.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Thu Aug 6, 2015, 04:29 PM

5. reverse the rules

 

If one of these turd maggots say anything remotely intellegent chug a quart of vodka .

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