How to kill enterprise: Lesson 1

Attaboy, Hazelwood, Missouri. Thanks so much for driving the enterprising spirit out of kids at exactly the one moment in our history when we could use it the most.

ABIGAIL It’s like a learning experience. I don’t think It’s the best thing. I think It’s just ridiculous what they’re doing to us. It’s not like we’re even keeping the money. It’s a fund-raiser. But I thought if we sat by, they would continue picking on us and shut down all the stands operated by little girls and little boys selling lemonade.

CAITLIN When I first found out, I was thinking: “This is crazy. It’s not like we’re selling drugs on the street.”

via Girl Scout Cookies vs. City Zoning Laws – NYTimes.com.