pediatric paranoia

Doc, what’s up with snooping?
Pediatrician paranoia runs deep
By Michael Graham | Thursday, October 4, 2007 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Op-Ed

They’re watching you right now.

They counted every beer you drank during last night’s Red Sox game.

They see you sneaking out to the garage for a smoke.

They know if you’ve got a gun, and where you keep it.

They’re your kids, and they’re the National Security Agency of the Nanny State.

I found this out after my 13-year-old daughter’s annual checkup. Her pediatrician grilled her about alcohol and drug abuse.

Not my daughter’s boozing. Mine.
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One Response to pediatric paranoia

  1. cfox says:

    “They’re your kids, and they’re the National Security Agency of the Nanny State.”

    The children in Orwell’s “1984” were feared for those very reasons. They were the stool pigeons, and fiercely loyal to the state.

    http://chasingdogma.blogspot.com/2006/03/irony-and-more-1984-americas-children_08.html

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