March 31, 2006
The irreplaceable Gagdad Bob, thundering prophet in his own right as well as doting dad, has this ruthless psycho-developmental observation re:
French rioting. They are essentially rioting to maintain the prerogatives of His Majesty the Baby, who must be loved and cared for unconditionally. You do not fire a baby when he is bad. You don't even punish him. In fact, you have no expectations of him at all.