Sunday, June 13, 2021 | 2 a.m.
From generation to generation. So teaches the Good Book.
With that biblical admonition always in my head, I gave my two brilliant grandchildren a homework assignment the other night. Yes, I know school is out for the summer, but not for them!
Besides, I needed an idea for this column, so who better to turn to for inspiration than Oliver and Julia? After all, if any of us grandfathers aren’t thinking about this world we will leave for our young ones, then what else should we be thinking about?
Their assignment was to tell me the one thing they believed would be a challenge to them and their world — 10 years from now. In other words, what needs fixing now so it doesn’t become a major issue when they are young adults who may be responsible for leading this newest generation of Americans?
Julia chose the splintering of America’s political parties to the point of dysfunction. She was…