— Gawker, Monday.
— New York Times, today.
Maybe Park Slope parents worrying about “their vulnerable young children, Daffodil and Ainsley” riding MacLaren’s death machines are funny if you’re a childless click-slave, but the Times finds Slope breeders taking it very seriously indeed. “This is an alarmist neighborhood,” proudly declares one, “so people are going to be anti-Maclaren until they fix the problem.” They’re not all so exercised, but there’s plenty of worldwide reaction, with a Japanese government warning, a denunciation by Irish watchdogs, emergency measures in Singapore, non-compliance in France, and worries about other strollers in Kansas City. Runnin’ Scared advises you fit out a shopping cart with pillows until this whole thing blows over.