There seems to be an entire swath of middle class, wishy-washy liberals that regard telling their offspring to bloody behave, and stop being annoying, selfish little brats, as tantamount to child abuse.
I see it all the time. They're going to grow up to be horrible adults
Slightly off-topic, but I brought my kids up to be (mostly) polite, well behaved and respect authority.
They miss out on a lot of stuff because they don't argue the point/push to the front etc. Sometimes I wonder if I did the right thing