TMAO puts his blackbelt in conversational judo to good use, rebutting a bilious sixteen-page screed with naught but two paragraphs and one raised glass. ¶ Mamacita sez that teachers are leaving the game ’cause the lame kids are getting coddled. TMAO raises a beer to their early retirement and sez that dealing with lame kids is part and parcel of the game. ¶ Anyone wondering after my stance on this point or my opinion of TMAO probably joined up with us after this. ¶ Also, as TMAO’s unofficial archivist, I should note that this post of his is not irrelevant.