Friday, November 11, 2005


children of all ages have to behave and use their indoor voices when coming to A Taste of Heaven

In what world is this an offensive sign? Especially in a coffee shop??!

I saw some of these women on the television the other night. I think the shop owner was absolutely right when he said they were "former cheerleaders and beauty queens" who "have a very strong sense of entitlement."

Another thing I've noticed is how little these people seem to "get it". You're the guardian of a precious little bundle of talc and sweetness, I understand. And I also understand that kids sometimes go berzerk. But they need to know that when that happens, get your coffee and leave. It's just polite, and it teaches the kids to behave when they are in the real world, and outside of the mommy bubble. But in the limited coverage I've seen of this scandal are mommies who

I'm not sure why I forgot to finish this. My point was that the offended mommies I saw on TV were acting in some weirdly passive-to-the-kid mode. "Please don't yell, little Tommy, or this man will make us leave," or "you don't want mommy to get in trouble, do you?"

Eric Zorn, who I'm not normally a fan of, has some good stuff here, and there are tons of comments in favor of society. I could only get halfway through before getting bored, and only saw one comment that sort of disagreed with the crowd.


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