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Posted on October 23, 2009 | tags


Politics: Why reality TV-courting families shouldn’t lose their kids

  • The impulse to remove innocent children from their stupid parents simply because their parents are stupid is a strong one. But it sweeps broadly and often irrevocably.
  • Slate columnist Dahlia Lithwick • Describing reasons why stupid parents, such as Octomom and the Balloon Boy-birthing Heenes, should be able to keep their kids. Lithwick argues that this is an extreme case, and the best solution lies somewhere in-between. • source
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