Tim Kreider writes in an op-ed on NYTimes.com:

It has been inspiring and thrilling to watch the furious, clear-eyed teenagers [of Parkland] shame and vilify gutless politicians and soul-dead lobbyists for their complicity in the murders of their friends. This uprising of the young against the ossified, monolithic power of the National Rifle Association has reminded me that the flaws of youth—its ignorance, na’ivete, and passionate, Manichaean idealism—are also its strengths. Young people have only just learned that the world is an unfair hierarchy of cruelty and greed, and it still shocks and outrages them. Revolutions have always been driven by the young.

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