Fathers are an unappreciated species in America today. Fifty years ago, regardless of whether it reflected reality, the image of the wise, loving father as a fixture in pop culture. Today, dads are stereotyped as incompetent, inconsiderate, oversized adolescents; self-absorbed bumblers who are anything but the heads of their households.
After a steady diet of that programming during his formative years, what young man in his right mind would give up his X-box for that kind of life?
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