The key, I think, is that it is profitable for them to stay children, violent, drunk, depressed, ridiculous and armed. What used to be just during the county Fair (and the Navy Tailhook convention) is now perpetual. Sex has always been a profit center, but now that girls are allowed to think and talk about it, it isn’t such a big deal in polite circles of the dying middle class. The milk toast churches are filling up fast with sterile wine and cheese tasters driving Priui and Subarus. No room in them for any good makin' out, so rednecks buy trucks and make lots of little rednecks to send to old time religion and the wars for our “freedom” to buy oil, frankencorn and sugar and to drink atrazine, glyphosate and agent Orange.