Magazine March 22, 2021, Issue

Revenge of the Zoomers

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I   come bearing unfortunate news: A new inter-generational war is afoot, with the opening grenades having been tossed wantonly across the Internet over the past few months.

If you’re not a heavy user of the social-media platform TikTok — and I congratulate you if you aren’t — you might be blissfully unaware of this skirmish, so I’ll fill you in: If you wear skinny jeans, or use the “crying laughing” emoji in your text messages, or if you part your hair on the side, you are officially O-L-D, according to Generation Z.

Believe it or not, this aesthetic clash of generations

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Heather Wilhelm is a columnist for National Review. Her work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, RealClearPolitics, the Washington Examiner, Commentary magazine, the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald, and the Kansas City Star

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