Who is the quintessential boomer? Here are two nominees: Bill Clinton: Hugely talented, high achieving, sometimes self-indulgent. Steven Spielberg: Preserved human values in an age of technology; looked back admiringly to earlier generations.
As a generation, boomers have excelled at the material things that make life pleasant, convenient, long and fun. They have struggled in the realms that other civilizations would have considered more profound: governance, philosophy, art and public morality
Clever take Your Baby Boomer Report Card
"A trained pop sociologist with no ax to grind." Give me a freaking break.