dreadedcandiru2 (dreadedcandiru2) wrote,
dreadedcandiru2
dreadedcandiru2

Tunnel vision plus fashion equals FOOBar.

As we've seen over the last few weeks, Lynn wants to run around in circles screaming in terror about the horrible clothing styles children wear to prove their blind hatred of the mother they refuse to meekly submit to at all times. Leaving aside Lynn's clear hatred for the idea that people can have opinions she doesn't and overweening need to have people grovel pathetically because they dared to not be exactly like her, what we're looking at is a clear desire to fixate on the scariest trends and assume them to be the norm.

This is, of course, why she fixates on punk imagery. She wants there to be a clear, coherent narrative in a world that doesn't make sense to her. Since she's basically a deplorable person who substitutes moral posturing for an understanding of fair play, the story she tells herself is that the world is a horrible place in which people want to keep her from winning. Children want to make her lose and they don't want to sit down and they all want to wear things that scare her because they hate her. This would be almost tragic were it not for the fact that if she pulled her head out of her ass for five seconds, she'd have something new and horrible to worry about: the fact that it looked as if her mother had become boss of North America and made everyone dress like Alex and Mallory Keaton.
Tags: elly on her cross, lynn fails everything forever.
Subscribe

  • Meet The Proxies.

    The irritating thing about having to remember the mess the Pattersons kept making of their love lives until they settled down with the safe person…

  • Elly's understanding gap.

    Now, to get back to the Pattersons, we're just about to see the first in a long line of strips that remind us that Elly never quite manages to…

  • Out of sight, out of (her) mind.

    It seems to me that howtheduck is on to something when he says that the real reason Elly is actively pushing the "Mike and Martha need a…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments