The Atlantic Monthly on Oct. 10 published "Who Destroyed the Economy? The Case Against the Baby Boomers," where Jim Tankersley affectionately recounts a debate with his 63-year-old father about the hypocrisy of the baby boom generation (those born between 1946 and 1964) in leaving such a large fiscal debt for their children. I recently stumbled on this article and find it disturbing.
DAVID WEBBER: Maybe there should be a generation gap
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