Tuesday, July 17, 2007


Teenage Kicks All Through The Night

In matters related to teen sexuality, morality and virtue, let us hereby reflect upon the Matthew Yglesias Postulate and amend thusly:
There's nothing wrong with seventeen year-olds getting it on while mom and dad are out of the house -- assuming the family is white, middle- to upper-middle class and 'mom and dad' actually live in the home."
(amending language in italics)

Corollary: The high level of fatherlessness in the black community helps demonstrate that something can go profoundly wrong when seventeen year olds are left happily "fooling around."


UPDATE: The great pop-punk song that inspired this post's headline:

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