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At first glance it looks like the typical millennial move: The vivacious 20-something speaks into her phone's camera, and then posts the video on Facebook. But this is different. Alexis Bloomer, a journalist from Texas, has plenty to say about her cohorts--who, at 74.5 million, are now America's largest generation. And it's not what you think it's going to be, either.
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She wanted to understand why everyone over 40 seemed so mad at millennials, and came up with this list. "Our generation lacks the basic manners that include 'Yes, ma'am' and 'No, ma'am.' We don't hold the doors open for ladies, much less our elders," she says. And that's not all. Millennials, she says, glorify drugs and violence. They're lazy and entitled. They don't value anything, and may even be contributing to the polarization of American society.
She continues for a minute and a half before wrapping it up with this point about parenthood: "We were raised better than this," she says, adding that she wants to break the stereotypes about her generation and prove her parents raised her better.
What do you think? Watch, and see if her opinion resonates with what you're seeing around you!