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Stephen Fincher

The Obama girls are acting (gulp) like teens

Surely you heard about that brief and lively brouhaha over a congressional staffer's criticism of President Obama's adolescent daughters. Her idiotic remarks on Facebook reminded us of what not to do on social media. Elizabeth Lauten, communications director for Rep. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.), scolded Sasha and Malia for behavior displayed during the annual turkey-pardoning ceremonyat the White House. The girls' conduct was typical and unremarkable in the scheme of teendom, and I venture to say that most parents winced or chuckled in recognition. I did. That's because I survived five teenagers. To this day, I pat myself on the back for that exhausting and terrifying...