New at Reason: Every few years, there's a new political schema for the rising generation. The kids born after [alarmingly recent year] are coming into their own, and it turns out that unlike [Generation TK], they're reacting against the [right or left] dogmas and [neglectful/stern/too attentive] parenting attitudes that shaped their elders. It's the unexpected return of [a certain value system] that just a few years ago seemed to be dead and gone.
And as it happens, that's my value system too!
It always makes a good story. And as Julian Sanchez demonstrates, it's all a bunch of horse puckey.