She thinks it's the economy. It's always been pathological Ms. Casserly. I remember attending an office party 51 years ago in Indianapolis, where the host (a VP I think) had wet himself long before we got there--probably started around 3 p.m. I'll never forget what an embarrassment he was to his wife, family and company, greeting people with urine streaming into his shoes and socks trying to kiss the ladies. Out of control drinkers don't need an excuse. If it's not the economy, then it's something else.
Everybody's Getting Drunk at the Holiday Party - And Not Because It's Fun - Forbes