John DeRosier, the editorial cartoonist for the Times Union newspaper in Albany, NY, didn’t leave any doubt in today's cartoon about his stance on the proposal by Gov. David Patterson to allow wine sales in grocery stores.
The proposal, which the governor estimates will significantly increase state revenue through licensing and taxes, is under fire from liquor stores which have always had that niche as their exclusive province in New York State.
Thirty-five other states already allow groceries to sell wines.
Click here to see the full cartoon posted on the blog I write for that newspaper.
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