TV rewards egregious behavior by creating reality shows around it. Adults act childishly and get spotlight attention. The more outrageous and imbecilic one’s behavior, the greater the odds for media attention. Boorish behavior has become prime time entertainment.
What should lead to shame now leads to fame.
Our culture provides negative role models in an unprecedented way.
When our nation’s kids act badly, it should be no surprise.
The consequences? You get the behavior your reward.