A. Barton Hinkle on Why the Decline and Fall of America Starts at the Bus Stop


There is a problem with how we treat The Youth of Today, writes A. Barton Hinkle. Thirty or forty years ago Mom and Dad did not have time to hang out at the bus stop and take Polaroids. By the time you left the house Dad had already been slaving away in the hellish furnace of the steel mill for several hours, and Mom was too busy doing all the manual labor needed to keep the household together. No Roomba vacuum for her.

Now look. America has gotten soft.