Among some of the more disturbing items:
Bill Clinton is a senior statesman of whose presidency they have little knowledge.
A significant percentage of them will enter college already displaying some hearing loss.
Despite being preferred urban gathering places, two-thirds of the independent bookstores in the United States have closed for good during their lifetimes.
Robert De Niro is thought of as Greg Focker’s long-suffering father-in-law, not as Vito Corleone or Jimmy Conway.
They watch television everywhere but on a television.
They have always lived in cyberspace, addicted to a new generation of “electronic narcotics.”
They have lived in an era of instant stardom and self-proclaimed celebrities, famous for being famous.
There have always been blue M&Ms, but no tan ones.