On Thursday Sen. Clinton spoke ay the annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce convention, where she criticized young whippersnappers for not wanting to work hard and for expecting everything to be handed to them on a silver platter.
Said Hill: "Kids, for whatever reason, think they're entitled to go right to the top with $50,000 or $75,000 jobs when they have not done anything to earn their way up…A lot of kids don't know what work is. They think work is a four-letter word." (This may be true, but hey, at least these kids know how to put a condom over a cucumber, thanks to elected officials like Hillary).
She also complained that "[w]e've got to send a different message to our young people. America didn't happen by accident. A lot of people worked really hard. They've got to do their part, too."
Mrs. Clinton did not bother mentioning how her daughter Chelsea managed to snag a choice, six-figure consulting gig with a high-priced firm immediately after graduating from Oxford in 2003. Unfortunately, not every kid's parents are President and U.S. Senator. Hillary blamed cable TV, the Internet, cellphones and iPods for instilling a culture that "really argues against hard work. It's a culture that has a premium on instant gratification."
However, it was these same type of innovations which led to the dot.com boom which enabled her husband to claim credit for a soaring economy. And many of today's shiftless kids probably have older siblings who made a boatload of easy cash working in the tech sector in the late '90s, so who can blame them for wanting the same deal?
The New York Post noted that although her "get-tough talk chastising a generation of spoiled brats will likely play well with heartland voters who cherish old-school values," it "may enrage her biggest fans: A recent poll found 62 percent of people 18 to 34 hold a favorable opinion of Clinton, highest of any age group."
In closing, Hillary reverted back to her Nazi-Nanny days and urged parents and teachers to build a better work ethic in these young punks: "We have to re-exert adult authority over the educational enterprise. We need to start early," she said. Who knows what sort of government programs she has in mind to accomplish this. If and when Mommy and Daddy Clinton get to the White House, America's children will be cared for to death. They won't be able to eat any junk food or play any violent video games, and then Hillary will nag them until they get a decent job.