Such is the real legacy of the 60s, as filtered through the haze of bong
smoke still looked back on with fondness by many of those who were there: It
introduced the most narcissistic, self-congratulatory, self-indulgent generation
this country has ever seen. A group of people political satirist Christopher
Buckley jokingly calls "The Un-greatest Generation."
Wednesday, September 02, 2009
Time For The 60's To Die
With all of the nostalgia surrounding the 40th anniversary of Woodstock, I found as essay titled What a Long, Strange, Thoroughly Obnoxious Trip It's Been reflecting on the 60's and what the baby boomer generation has done for the world that paints things in a little different light. This really nails the pretentious, self aggrandizing decade far more eloquently than I ever could have and embodies how I feel about aging hippies constantly telling the world how great they are. But enough of my yakkin'. I'll just steal the one paragraph which I feel sums it up the best.