I have bemoaned many-a-time the horrific extent to which parents spoil their small children with outrageous gifts and birthday cakes. For one, none of these kids have been alive long enough to have done anything to deserve a $500 cake. (Cure a communicable disease and we’ll talk about a pizza party, kid. Maybe.)
And two, what kid truly grasps or appreciates the extent to which he or she is being spoiled? Kids just don’t have a sense of context or perspective. Don’t trust anyone whose eternal affection you can buy with $5 worth of Pokemon playing cards.
Which brings me to this kid, who got an Xbox 360 for his birthday. AND HE DAMN WELL APPRECIATES IT.
Weeping and saying through his tears, “You must have spent a fortune on this”?
I deem this child: ACCEPTABLE.
Via Unreality Magazine. (Unreality: where you’ll usually find appropriately-grateful children.)