‘Hunger Games’ Star — U.S. Should LOWER Boozing Age to 18

If 18-year-olds can fire a shot in war … they should be able to take a shot in a bar … so says “Hunger Games” star Josh Hutcherson.

Hutcherson was leaving STK last night when we asked a question inspired by his 19-year-old co-star Alexander Ludwig … who triggered an investigation when he left a 21+ bar in Hollywood this week.

Hutcherson tells us the drinking age in America simply doesn”t make sense — saying, “I think the age to go to war is 18 … so I think the drinking age should be 18 as well.”

Hutcherson raises a good point … so we gotta ask …