Parents Who Steal & Are Disgusting
Yesterday I received an email from a friend telling me that her 6 year son had his scooter stolen while they were at a local park. She was really upset because the park had been very busy and she'd taken her eyes off the scooter for just a few minutes and it was gone.
She started thinking about a culprit and she really couldn't come up with a "usual suspect". There weren't any middle or high schoolers there on their own who might have stolen the scooter to show off or just be dicks. It was all young kids who were supervised by (seemingly mature, law abiding) adults. Ha! Little did she know there was a thief with her at the park.
What sort of adult/guardian/authority figure steals a child's scooter with another child as their accomplice?! Who does this? Does Mommy just tell little Emmett that she is "borrowing" the scooter? ("I'll call his mommy in a few days and see if she wants it back.") Does she tell him she "paid" another Mommy for it? ("It was like a garage sale at the park today! Lucky us! Only $5!") Or does she tell him the truth? ("Daddy says we don't have enough money to buy you a scooter and I know you want one. That little boy brought a scooter AND a bike today - he doesn't need both - let's take his scooter! Quick, hop on it and ride it to the car like you own it.") WTF???
My friend's email went on to say that after her horrible experience at the park she headed to a nearby Target. When she got out of her car, she stepped on a dirty diaper someone had left on the ground.
WTF is wrong with people????!!
Why stop there? Forget the diaper; why not just teach your kid to take a shit in the parking lot next time and avoid the expense and hassle of a diaper, you knuckle dragging troglodyte?
I think what horrifies me the most is that I'm almost certain these two despicable acts were committed by women.
There weren't any men at the park, so it was a woman who stole the scooter and how many dads do you know who change diapers in the middle of the day at Target?? (I know that's stereotypical, but I'm going to have to go with the odds on this one.)
I expect asinine, gross, rude, lazy, disgusting behavior like this from men who fart on demand and scratch their balls with a salad fork. Let's face it men have always cornered the market on being the war-mongers, polluters, rapists and pillagers of this world and now these women are muscling in on their territory. Greaaat.
All I can say is I hope someone breaks an arm on that stolen scooter. Nothing like a $1,600 emergency room bill to put the $50 they saved stealing the scooter in perspective.
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