25.11.05

RECLAIMING THE CULTURE. From Joanne Jacobs comes news that some parents are regaining the strength to say no to coarseness.
Well, the so-called utopia is here, and older women have reason to be alarmed at the dangers young women are bringing upon themselves. These girls are treated as objects just as surely as in any earlier generation. It's pre-liberation treatment in post-liberation disguise. "Turn back before it's too late!" we want to warn them -- because what awaits them is not Prince Charming. It is more likely to be loneliness and regret.
And Kimberly at Number 2 Pencil sees sense in the policies of Chicago eateries that would like the yuppie puppies to be housebroken. Inside voice, indeed.

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