The Ungracious--and Their Demonization of the Past
There are lots of logical flaws in attacking prior generations in U.S. history. Critics assume
their own judgmental generation is morally superior to those of the past. So, they use their own standards to condemn the mute dead who supposedly do not measure up to them. Never in history has such a mediocre, but self-important and ungracious generation owed so much, and yet expressed so little gratitude, to its now dead forebears.