The funniest thing I've hear since moving to Oregon was a distributor trying to explain why the three-tier system was good for breweries and customers. He left out the enormous profits the distributors make for impeding commerce.
Remember one unassailable statistic, as explained by the late, great George Carlin: "Just think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are even stupider!"
"I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact." Elon Musk