Michael Kinsley’s Dumb Idea: The “Greatest Generation” and What Boomers Should Do! By Gary Corseri

By Gary Corseri
Featured Writer
Dandelion Salad
September 20, 2010

In all fairness, one ought to spread the blame around: the editors of the Atlantic, and the mainstream media in general, are even more culpable than Michael Kinsley for promulgating the absurd fictions of Mr. K’s “The Least We Can Do”—the cover piece in the current issue of the once notable Atlantic.

Here’s how it begins: “Self-absorbed, self-indulged, and self-loathing, the Baby Boom generation at last has the chance to step out of the so-called Greatest Generation’s historical shadow.”

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