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Ted Rall Cartoon: Generation X Employed — Not!

Poor Gen X-ers. In their 20s, boomers wouldn’t hire them. Too young. In their 40s and 50s, boomers’ kids think they’re too clueless. What happens down the road? Ted Rall cartoon.

aNewDomain.net — Our resident Gen X-er and Pultizer nominated political cartoonist makes an excellent point below. Here’s the latest Ted Rall cartoon.

They wouldn’t hire us in our 20s. We had cool ideas, but boomers thought we were snotty kids. Now, in our 40s and 50s, the boomers’ kids say we’re clueless codgers. What lies ahead? Hunger. It’s employment, Gen X style.

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Cartoon: Ted Rall

For aNewDomain.net, I’m Ted Rall.

Based in New York, Ted Rall is a nationally-syndicated columnist, editorial cartoonist and war correspondent who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia. The author of 17 books, most-recently published The Book of Obama: How We Went From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt, Rall is twice the winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and is a Pulitzer Prize finalist. Follow him @TedRall, check out his Facebook fan page and definitely follow his Google+ stream here. Ted’s upcoming book After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan is due out in 2014.

About the author

Ted Rall

Ted Rall

Ted Rall is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist, writer and occasional war correspondent best known for his coverage of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia. A Pulitzer finalist and twice the winner of the RFK Journalism Award, Ted is the author of 17 books including "Revenge of the Latchkey Kids," about Gen Xers, "To Afghanistan and Back," the noted comix journalism work, and, most recently, "After We Kill You, We Will Welcome You As Honored Guests: Unembedded in Afghanistan" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). He is working on a biography of Edward Snowden.

  • Gina

    LOL!