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There is mounting science of how the wealthy are disadvantaged in one area that may mean more to them than anything else -- the fundamentals of their children's health. A disproportionate number of emotional, behavioural, and mental health problems are occurring in children of the upper class and upper middle class.
A teenage boy suffering from a tragic affliction has been rendered utterly helpless in making good choices and devoid of culpability. His bad decisions have left four people dead, but rest assured that Ethan Couch is the victim in this case, at least according to his lawyers.
Alex London had it right: money and privilege is an excellent excuse when called to defend deplorable actions. Consider Ethan Couch, the Texas teen who received 10 years of probation for killing four...