Most of the ways in which people hate the Millennials for being “entitled” fall so squarely under one of America’s original entitlements, the “pursuit of happiness.” Like, you can’t get more conservative, old-school, noncontroversial than that. It’s pretty well established that people should consider themselves entitled to pursue happiness, and if you’re going to get mad when Millennials ask for better jobs, a more tolerant society, and a more welcome future… what is it we want that you didn’t want?
By far the top quality I look for in a potential president is competence, followed, surprisingly distantly, by how much I agree with them. Followed yet more distantly by whether or not I trust them, and eventually by how much I like them. Which is a roundabout way of saying I’m still in Hillary’s soulless, depressing camp.
I, for one, am shocked that a young caucus of people raised by Reagan to believe government should be abolished is having trouble governing.
And in the wake of another mass shooting, America finally finds itself debating gun safety… in that we’re debating whether or not it’s a good idea for random citizens to open fire at a suspected shoplifter in the middle of a parking lot. Well… it’s a start?