It’s no one else’s fault

Blame gambling on the gambler, not on the gambling establishment.

Re: “Gambling addict aims to change casino program,” The Leader, Oct. 29.

Joyce Ross’ attitude is indicative of the general feeling in a lot of our society – someone else should pay for my mistakes, never me.

With her logic, BC Liquor Stores would have to register alcoholics and check everyone’s ID before selling them a bottle of booze. And if an alcoholic slipped through the screening, got drunk and caused an accident on the highway, it would be BC Liquor’ Stores’ responsibility.

Come on Joyce, grow up.

 

Brian Higgs, Surrey

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