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Do as I say, not as I do
Posted by: McQ on Friday, July 14, 2006

I'm sure that's not what he intended, but it certainly is going to be what he'll be accused of:
Beer magnate and former Republican U.S. Senate candidate Pete Coors was arrested on a drunken-driving charge and is due to appear in court next week.
Why? Well, as he says:
"For years, I've advocated the responsible use of our company's products. That's still my message, and our company's message. I am sorry that I didn't follow it myself."
I wonder if he'll use his personal experience in his future messages? Might be a great plea bargain. Coming to a new beer commercial soon.

Oh, and if you think that's bad, try this:
The head of the Utah Highway Patrol's anti-DUI squad has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his patrol car.

Lt. Fred Swain was arrested June 23 after Draper police responded to a crash about 2:30 a.m. on Bangerter Highway near 400 West. Swain was found sitting in his wrecked, unmarked patrol car and talking on his phone, according to a Draper police report obtained by the Deseret Morning News Thursday.
Yeesh.
 
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But the real question for Pete is "Was he drinking Coors?" Somehow, I doubt it.
 
Written By: Steven Donegal
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Sounds like the whole bunch are closet Kennedys.
 
Written By: cindyb
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Steven, good question. This part leaves it wide open:
"For years, I’ve advocated the responsible use of our company’s products. That’s still my message, and our company’s message. I am sorry that I didn’t follow it myself."
Is he sorry he didn’t use his company’s product responsibly, or is he apologizing for the fact that he didn’t use his company’s product at all?
 
Written By: Xrlq
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"It was that d@mn Bud Light that did it to me."
 
Written By: OrneryWP
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I hope a good single malt Scotch was involved or a nice Irish Whisky.
 
Written By: Joe
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I’ve long assumed that the standard liquor company advertismment translates to "Consume lots of our product responsibly." As for the cop, he was just doing research...
 
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