Jul 16, 2013

Corrosive, Deluded Nostalgia Strikes Again

Gary Varvel, 7/14/13:
Never before in the history of humanity have young men actually killed each other when they fought -- nope, not at all.

There was no "juvenile delinquency" scare in the '50s -- Varvel's "Good Old Days" -- and the parents of the time certainly weren't worried about kids being in gangs and killing each other. Nope, nope. Just like there were never any teen fights or gangs at any other time.

And Varvel's historical awareness is about as deep as the time he put into this cartoon.

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