I’m not here to weigh in on whether the Millennial-hate is justified or not. As a person born in the wild demographic borderlands of 1980, neither Gen-Xer nor Millennial myself, I wish to remain neutral.
If you do want to hate on Millennials, at least do them the credit of hating them for the right reasons. All the derisive talk of selfies and selfishness and Snapchat really amounts to nothing more than an extended “get off my lawn” from an aggrieved class of elders. And there’s no need to resort to such measures when there are plenty of good reasons to heap your scorn on the nation’s 20-somethings. To wit: