“For women, heavy drinking has been normalized”

Drinking rates for women have risen, and the Washington Post takes the time-honored route of blaming the advertisers. Some Twitter reactions: “In all fairness, the advertisers have been strapping them down w/ duct tape and pouring the booze down their throats.” [@jeffsiegel] “PSA: (Most) Grown women have the mental faculties to make their own choices, and that’s a good thing.” [@katmurti] And if women weren’t targeted, WaPo’s OpEd: “Can we talk about the fact alcohol is primarily marketed to men?” [@alex_amurillo]

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