By now you've seen the video of the Baltimore mother physically disciplining her son for participating in the riots. Praise has been heaped upon the mother for the beating and profanity-laced tongue lashing of her son…in broad daylight…in the presence of television cameras and others. The unidentified woman has been given the unofficial title of "Mother of the Year."
So what I want to know is where are the folks that typically would condemn the parent for corporal punishment and for the psychological trauma of humiliating the young man in public? Where are the folks who say the mother is teaching her son to respond to violence with violence?