With all the talk this week about teaching and learning and children, it's important to remember that children are in fact to blame for many of the problems in our nation, in our schools and in our homes. Consider the stupidity and insensitivity of the little boy in this video, for instance …
Has this child never seen his father drinking before? Dad has a lot on his mind, and your toy car is pretty low on the list! Catch him on Saturday morning!
Also, as a friend of mine points out: "I had that same car. That axel just clips in. What kinda piece-of-shit kid can't figure
that out? I strapped about 40-inch-and-a-halfers on that fucker and me and my brothers climbed out the attic window onto the roof (very steep pitch) and
lit it up and it exploded into a million pieces as it rolled off the roof into
the front yard and I was six try to fix that, ya lazy stupid whining little
bitch. Get off your Dad's back and go outside and blow some shit up. God, I need
And that's how it happens, kids. With your stunning lack of judgment, your milk-spilling clumsiness, your self-centeredness, your incomptence as mechanics and your stupifying helplessness as human beings, you actually drive your parents to drink.
You can do better, kids. And what's more, you must do better.
As my own father used to tell us: Kids be quiet. Don't make a riot. Or we'll go on a diet and just eat kids.
(Thanks to Writing Booter Peter Dean for the bonus video.)