The Familiar Familial

Peter Tefft, my son, is not welcome at our family gatherings any longer. I pray my prodigal son will renounce his hateful beliefs and return home. Then and only then will I lay out the feast.

Hey, I’ve heard this before. Public renunciation of family members was very much in vogue back in the USSR.

It’s not surprising that the fellow became a neo-Nazi. With parents who can do something like this, it’s strange he hasn’t killed anybody yet.  Obviously, the parental assholishness doesn’t justify the son’s neo-Nazism. But his neo-Nazism neither justifies nor predates the parental assholishness.

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2 thoughts on “The Familiar Familial”

  1. Yes, especially in the case of family members, this tact seems counterproductive. The more you alienate people, the more justified they feel in doing their crazy shit. I posted this article on FB. I’m just waiting for the trolls to take me down…. sigh.

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