by Marvin Olasky
Posted 2/21/15, 01:30 pm
Last night a family-oriented cop show, CBS’s Blue Bloods, had a subplot about a police executive pulling strings to help a grown son avoid the consequences of his actions: Was that wise or foolish? Sure, when small children act irresponsibly, we bind up their wounds while trying to help them learn a lesson, and we’re bad parents if we neither bind nor teach. But what about those in their 20s and their 30s capable of standing on their own feet yet living rent-free in their parents’ basements?