A reader writes:
As a member of the Baby Boomer generation, I confess a certain sadness at the prospect of Obama as President. But not because I won't vote for him; I very well may. But consider. We have had two members of my generation as President; after a President Obama, I suspect that we will not have another. And what do we see?
Two men who have embodied the worst of our generation.
First, a man who refused to take responsibility for himself, and acted like the rules did not apply to him. Pretty much the epitome of the left's attitude in the late 1960s. Followed by a man who also refused to take responsibility, and acted like a stereotypical frat boy who never grew up.
In reality, there were a lot of us who were responsible adults. But apparently that was not the route to the Presidency. When history looks at us, there will be a tendency to take our generation's Presidents as a proxy for us all. God, how I wish it were not so! But there you have it.
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