In recent years we’ve seen lots of protests by leftists; not so long ago there were critical remarks by some writers about children, even toddlers, being brought to protests and demos.
Now, we’ve got the ‘Wall of Moms’ in Portland, Oregon. This is a new twist, an attention-getter, but it sets a bad example.
It’s hard to find objective news in our controlled media, so obviously the media coverage is favorable towards these mothers who are acting as sort of human shields for their out-of-control, over-aged adolescents. I don’t know the average age of the antifas who are perpetrating these protests, but they seem mostly old enough to know better — and old enough to function without Mommy acting as their keeper or bodyguard.
In an earlier, and saner, time, this whole sideshow would be seen as an example of “hiding behind Mommy’s skirts”; young men would be humiliated. But with this generation of ‘snowflakes’ who are shielded and coddled and humored in their strange notions, there is no shame (or honor) there.
Over these last few chaotic weeks, it seems every day brings new craziness, and I have a feeling there is still more to come.
I can’t understand why these pointless riots, chaos and mayhem for its own sake, have been allowed to go on for 50-something days. It seems no adults are in charge; these Moms are not acting like adults, but attempting to join as peers in their ‘children’s’ antics. Someone has to hold these people responsible for their actions. The “kids” are probably all old enough to be dealt with as the adults they are, and the Moms ought to be subject to penalties of law likewise. And the Moms are too old to be acting out alongside their ‘children’.
But where are the adults who are ready to take charge?
Some people liken these days of disorder to the ‘student unrest’ of the Vietnam War days, and ‘1968.’ I don’t think anything like this happened even then; unless you lived in the Big City or near a major university where the protests happened, you weren’t likely to see a spectacle such as Portland, Oregon is putting on.