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45-year-old sighs tiredly at drama between 20- and 30-year-olds

I heard that there’s been some sort of kerfuffle in the millennial world about how old you have to be before you deserve a well-paid job. I’ll be honest: I just skimmed the articles because I don’t have that kind of time. I did read the headlines, though, and I noticed a definite pattern. so I guess it’s time for the 40-somethings to weigh in. Since most of us are too tired by the time we get home from work to write, I took the initiative and scientifically polled my peers on Facebook to get their reactions (for those of you who haven’t heard of it, Facebook is where old people go to share picture of their children. It’s like Snapchat, but you don’t have to screenshot the pictures if you want to look at them again).

The general consensus of the 40-somethings is: we can remember when we had enough energy to get this upset about other people’s opinions. Those were good times. We also stayed up later and drank more back then, so we had more time and incentive to share our opinions, wheth…