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WanderingEng  ·  1208 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Where Millennials Come From

    (It does not seem coincidental that young people would be criticized for being entitled at a time when people are being stripped of their entitlements.)

I can't believe this is just a parenthetical. "Vilify that which you want the public to oppose" seems like Fascism 101.

johnnyFive  ·  1208 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think it's less some grand authoritarian conspiracy and more a genuine lack of understanding. It's easy to see people as entitled when they're asking for the basics that previous generations were largely able to provide for themselves. Thus I think it's just the baby boomers being the most selfish generation in history, and now that younger people want a piece of the pie, they're unwilling to give it up.