If you get enough old geezers in one place, sooner or later the topic of conversation will be “kids today,” which is another way of saying “kids today are stupid.”
Don’t tell them about Neil Turner of Ashby, Minn. (reg. required), who started attending college at age 12.
It’ll ruin their day.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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