I want my girls to be well-versed in current events and relevant social issues, so from time to time, I'll talk to them about various issues.
Here's a real discussion I had with Katherine the other night (and if you think I'm joking, you're not a parent!):
Daddy: "Katherine, what do you think of the new Supreme Court Nominee, Samuel Alito?"
Katherine: [Blank stare]
Katherine Listening to Daddy's Political Rantings
Daddy: "Some say that he's a conservative ideologue, while others say he'll follow the precedent set by past Court cases. What are your thoughts?"
Katherine: [Waves her arms in the air, hitting herself in the eye]
Daddy: "There are those who say the Constitution is a 'living, breathing document' to be interpreted in the context of relevant social issues of our time. Others argue a 'strict interpretation' to the Constitution, reading only what the Founding Fathers would have placed into the document. What do you think?"
Katherine: [Sneezes in my face]
Daddy: "I agree. I'd support any candidate who can provide you a cleaner, drier diaper."
Katherine: [Spits up and smiles]
I guess I shouldn't send the check off to Harvard just yet!
Caroline is a big supporter of the "full bottle" platform.
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