January 14th, 2014


I am the craft destroyer

Six months ago I bought a glue gun. It was a pretty nice glue gun. Yes, was is the correct term here. Turns out that hammering your glue gun as hard as I have leads to an early death.

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There's a better way. And in my opinion, the existence of this law is making people think about those better ways. Even the smackers and finger-flickers are having to think about what hitting a kid, however lightly, actually means. That's a good thing.

So please, supporters of the law, stop accusing Mr Craig of beating his kids. You're a) wrong, b) devaluing the difference that the law exists to clarify, and c) cementing the idea in the minds of the public that this anti-beating-excuse law is actually an anti-smacking law.