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The Children of Today Show a Lack of Respect For Authority

May 9, 2013

You know when things have gone out of control when the disrespect shown by children to adults goes beyond targeting parents and teachers, and instead becomes focused on the Prime Minister of our country.

The child who threw a sandwich at the PM will unfortunately become a cult hero among disaffected teens. To me, his actions are emblematic of a generation that exhibits a general lack of respect for authority:

A STUDENT suspended for throwing a sandwich at the Prime Minister during a visit at a Logan school has denied he did it.

Kyle Thomson, 16, was one of many teens who mobbed Julia Gillard during a visit to Marsden State High School, south of Brisbane,  this morning.

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