How Virginia is screwing over bars, customers, and common sense (VA still has a lucrative monopoly on liquor sales, leftover from Prohibition)

The crony vestiges of the temperance movement still linger in The Old Dominion.
The crony vestiges of the temperance movement (which was hijacked) still linger in The Old Dominion.

I am a proud Virginian. I live in Thomas Jefferson’s home town, Charlottesville. And on this day, TJ’s birthday, the birthday of a man who loved both spirits and liberty, we submit this video your review.

Mr. Jefferson would have hated the ABC. (This is the same agency which pulled a gun on a UVA student who they thought had purchased beer underage. It turned out to be a pack of sparkling water.)

Why is the state still in the booze business?