Drinking is not the answer

“Do not fear the enemy, for your enemy can only take your life. It is far better that you fear the press, for they will steal your honor.

That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse.”

– Mark Twain

The Germans tried banning the Americans from using shotguns during WWI, a weapon most notably used for clearing trenches with devastating efficiency.