He’s at it again! Bill Cosby would really like you young whippersnappers to stop it with the sagging pants and the rap music and the being poor. Also, get off his lawn.
In a rather rambling op-ed he wrote for the New York Post, Cosby says that the problem plaguing our communities isn’t racism or oppression or anything big like that — it’s apathy. “There is this situation where people tend to think that we are all victims,” he writes. “Victim meaning somebody else is doing this to us. That’s not true.” He goes on to shake his finger at people who smoke and drink soda, and kids who curse and disrespect people on subways. He concludes that if we “behave better, eat better, we will feel better, think clearly,” and ta-daa! Problems solved.