Baby Talk

Read an article, “The babies we don’t care about today,” by Laurie Penny (via KB & JG on FB), who wrote:

Of all future subjects of our new infant overlord, none are more scapegoated than teenage single mums. Let’s not forget about them and their children today… It is sourly ironic that in a week when the whole nation is mandated to celebrate the birth at lavish state expense of Baby Cambridge, the hard right of the conservative party is set to launch a new attack on “teenage single mothers.”

The same sentiment is put rather more bluntly by this cartoon:

Rick McKee, Cagle Cartoons, 2013

Rick McKee, Cagle Cartoons, 2013

And the whole scenario reminds me of this one:

3 September 2008

3 September 2008

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