Altitude and alcohol already make an unruly mix. Add crass entitlement, institutional privilege and other Selfie Era insufferabilities and you get truly unruly flights. That’s why the nation’s airlines are removing alcohol from planes. The applause starts here.
Alcoholics face many dangers. Grave dangers. Higher risk of some cancers. Lower immune system. Fistfights. Crashed cars. Rage of all kinds. Heck, one of alcohol’s main ingredients is even toxic. So yeah, alcoholism can be just as deadly as drug addiction. In fact, it’s often even deadlier.