Words fail me.

Council bans parents from play areas

Thank you, England, for reminding me that the United States is not necessarily the world leader in the Out Of Their F****** Minds arms race. I’m waiting for a town in the US to pick this one up; we can’t let the Brits stay ahead of us long when it comes to ridiculous fear mongering.

I think what hurts my brain the most about this is the logic that parents can apparently not be trusted to be in a park with their children, but can in fact be trusted to, you know, take those kids home.

She said: “Sadly, in today’s climate, you can’t have adults walking around unchecked in a children’s playground and the adventure playground is not a meeting place for adults.”

In today’s climate? And what climate would that be… total paranoia?

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