Heard a rumor that, starting next summer, McMurdo will only be selling wine and beer in the store and booze will only be sold at the bars due to budget cuts. Where this becomes problematic is for the winter when the bar is B.Y.O.B. most of the nights.
True enough. On the other hand, I am sure that it has not escaped you that *our* esteemed leader didn’t even make a perfunctory effort this year (and his recent greetings struggled to reach the standard of “perfunctory.”)