This “R” Is For Rude

Nell Minow wishes there was a movie rating for rudeness. “After all, the ratings for language are based on the traditional profanities. They don’t apply to insults or obnoxious comments that are what used to be called “fresh.” On the contrary; in today’s media, children who are rude, even to adults, are applauded — literally, in the case of sitcoms, which give insulting and disrespectful comments full-out laugh-track approval.”