Generation Z is taking over, and there's nothing you can do about it.
The youngest generation out there is fully committed to cultural infiltration, trampling over your Facebooks with their TikToks and inserting their vocabulary into our treasured game shows. And now, it seems they've burrowed into the most hallowed halls of American government — all before many of them can even vote.
Yes, Gen Z talk has made its way into the Supreme Court by way of one of the boomers they so despise. Chief Justice John Roberts, in an argument regarding workplace discrimination, uttered the phrase "okay boomer" as an example of something a younger person might say to disparage an older applicant.
— Sahil Kapur (@sahilkapur) January 15, 2020
The Supreme Court is a noticeably boomer-filled institution, with only three justices falling outside the age range that constitutes the maligned generation. Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh are bona fide Gen Xers, while Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is straight out of the Silent Generation — perhaps a reason she's notably avoided the younger generation's scorn.