Western money culture is producing an epidemic of horrible kids, although the specter of Paris Hilton is making some parents clamp down.
There's been a lot of talk during the current election cycle about leaving a better America for the next generation, but if the next generation is just going to behave like the characters on Gossip Girl, maybe we should think again.
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