Originally posted by theduke85:
Legitimately disgusted at how ignorant this post.
Originally posted by BrianGO:This whole Aldon situation is a whole load of bullcrap.
What "drinking problem" does Aldon have? Is there a single shred of evidence to suggest Aldon has a "drinking problem"? Stepping into a vehicle while intoxicated is not a "drinking problem", it's a DECISION problem.
"Alcoholics" are usually people who are drunk all the friggin time. They lock themselves in an apartment full of Vodka and don't come out for weeks. THAT is a drinking problem. Driving a car while intoxicated bears no resemblance to that.
If he really did have a drinking problem, he would show up late to practice, look lethargic, oversleep etc. I don't think these types of characterizations have ever been reported about him.
I doubt Aldon drinks much more than anyone else on the team. It's just that he DECIDES to drive cars while doing it.
Your disgust is not legitimate and the post is not ignorant. You may disagree with it, but that does not make it ignorant. Alcoholism is still not clearly understood and even the definition has been subject to numerous changes.
But this is pretty much irrelevant to this thread. This thread is for discussing Aldon Smith. Whilst his current situation is coloured by apparent abuse of alcohol, specific discussion of the abuse or dependency had better move to the Parking Lot or, preferably, elsewhere.
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