Thursday, March 11, 2004

Parents: the anti-normal.

I caught part of an interview on the Today Show this morning with Elizabeth Smart's parents. I didn't realize it had been over a year since she was found. But the part I found interesting, was when they mentioned that she just wanted to be a normal kid, out of the spotlight, and not having her life defined by this incident.

Here's a thought: stop giving damn interviews then. How is she supposed to leave this behind her if her parents continue to give interviews and keep bringing it up for us to remember? If I hadn't seen the interview today, it's unlikely I would have thought about her in the next year. In the infamous words of Chuck, [they] need to quit.