“Doubtless this unsanitary foolery was cooked-up by ivory-tower village idiots who still want Hillary Clinton to be president (but I digress, I think). Heaven only knows how they raise their own children, if they have any. Most of them don’t have the sense God gave an ashtray. You’ll find scads of ‘em at any teachers’ college.”
(Lee Duigon – News With Views) Sometimes incredibly stupid societal innovations are sown as seeds without our noticing. They put down roots in schools, movie and TV scripts, and in commentary by “experts” whom most of us have never read.
And next thing you know, an asinine idea is all over the place like kudzu; and it’s probably too late to cut it back.
We never noticed until it was too late.
For the first time ever, just the other day, I read of public school kindergarten teachers complaining that “most” of their pupils are not—brace yourself—potty-trained. These five-year-olds come to school in diapers, which the teachers have to change from time to time.