Some people have sweeter 16th birthdays than others. In a NYTimes article, a 16 year old girl appears to have a firm grip on worldly issues and the appropriateness of her new $53,000 Cadillac Escalade EXT. She did have to earn better than a 3.0 GPA after all.
"Hey, having a pickup truck is way cuter than having a car."
"The first time I drove up to the school, about 25 girls came running out to look at it. "That is so cool," they cried. "We hate you!" It was like a dream come true. I felt like, "Wow, I'm a princess.""
I wonder if Ms. Hyan and her father understand how scathingly satirical the article is - their interview responses give me little hope. The article, by the way, could easily pass for something from The Onion. [via Phillip Greenspun]