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December 18, 2002

Victim Creativity

What Else To Do But Laugh?

It may be just the silly season. Matthew Richardson pointed me to a year-end collection of victim claims that seem to be getting more ingenious as time goes by. Or maybe it's as the lawyers get their act more together. The introduction reads:

Everybody is a victim now, but some creative breakthroughs in victimology are more noteworthy than others. The year's best example was the trio of supersized teenagers who sued McDonald's, claiming that management had made then fat by enticing them to eat at the burger chain nearly every day for five years. Here are the best of the rest of 2002's social victims:

More on John Leo's page at TownHall.com.

 
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