A great piece by Matt Welch at Reason. I am an early Gen X generation member and as noted in the article, the thought that OWS protesters are owed something because they “followed the rules” is what bothers me the most. What rules are they talking about. The only rules I was ever taught are that you are responsible for your own actions and decisions. This has to be the first generation ever that believes that. Who taught them that. Oh yeah their baby boomer parents. I read about 50 of the comments and of those this was the best I found (from Issac Bartram):
Liberals kind of need to make up their minds.
Which is it? Were the fifties some golden age of egalitarian prosperity, peace and security or an era of stifling conformity, racial and sexual discrimination and living in terror of nuclear annihilation?
Depending on which day of the week it is we have to listen to some tiresome gasbag giving us one or the other of those two versions of what Ameri[c][k]a was during the Eisenhower Administration.