Attention graduates: Tone down your egos, shape up your minds

Posted: May 12, 2012 5:04 PM

Here's a piece of brilliance and truth delivered by Bret Stephens over at the Wall Street Journal. I'm not sure if it has been featured here yet, either way, this is how it begins:

Dear Class of 2012:

Allow me to be the first one not to congratulate you. Through exertions that—let's be honest—were probably less than heroic, most of you have spent the last few years getting inflated grades in useless subjects in order to obtain a debased degree. Now you're entering a lousy economy, courtesy of the very president whom you, as freshmen, voted for with such enthusiasm. Please spare us the self-pity about how tough it is to look for a job while living with your parents. They're the ones who spent a fortune on your education only to get you back— return-to-sender, forwarding address unknown.

The Totalitarian American Left
David Limbaugh