Dear parents, you need to control your kids. Sincerely, non-parents

September 16, 2013 at 6:17 am (Uncategorized)

Mainly reposted because of the commenters who think life was so much different “back in the day”. No, it wasn’t. Out of control kids were still in stores, no, not every kid was getting smacked in public, and temper tantrums of toddlers know no specific era Stop romanticizing the past, folks.

The Matt Walsh Blog

To the fan I lost yesterday:

I don’t owe you an explanation, but I thought I’d offer one anyway. I do this more for your sake than mine. You see, maybe, as you later suggested, I was in a bad mood. Maybe I could have been a bit more polite about it. Maybe I’m more sensitive to it now that I have kids. Maybe I’m just sick of hearing these comments about parents. Maybe I know that my wife has to take the twins with her when she goes grocery shopping sometimes, so she could easily be on the receiving end of your sort of bullying. Maybe I took it personally.

Whatever the case, there I was, walking down the aisles of the grocery store looking for the ingredients for a new chili recipe I wanted to try. I heard the kid screaming from a distance; the whole store heard…

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