The Economist Thinks Dashboard Confessional, Tight Pants, Earnestness All Totally Suck

Posted by: Jon Fine on August 7, 2006

I’m trying to figure out if The Economist’s (firewalled) thumbnail description of emo kids quoted below is a triumph of cluelessness or a triumph of incisiveness:

Bryan [that’s Rod Bryan, Arkansas’s independent gubernatorial candidate] is gaining support from disenfranchised Generation Xers and “Emo kids” (young people afflicted with melancholia), besides baby-boomers who are disillusioned with the spin and double-talk of politics.

Actually, no, I’m not. Incisiveness. By a mile.

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