America is in trouble. The decline of the dollar, climate change and the ugly math of Social Security and national debt are just a handful of the challenges facing the next generation. And who's to blame for the current mess? Baby Boomers - according to a growing movement, pitting one generation against the next. In this hour of To the Best of Knowledge, we'll take a look at Boomer Backlash. Are Boomers selfish and materialistic or iconoclasts who deserve gratitude?
Lisa Chamberlain is a Gen-X journalist and author. She feels the economy has been an enormous influence on Generation X, turning them into innovators and free-thinkers who operate outside the status quo.
Christopher Buckley talks with Steve Paulson about his novel "Boomsday," which posits a piece of runaway legislation providing tax incentives for Boomers who choose to commit suicide...sort of an updated "Modest Proposal."