“Dear Sasha and Malia, I get you’re both in those awful teen years, but you’re a part of the First Family, try showing a little class.” That was the opening salvo in a Facebook rant that just cost Hill staffer Elizabeth Lauten her job in what amounts to one more piece of evidence that trying to tell teens what to do never ends well.

+ Wired: The teen brain shuts down when it hears mom’s criticism. (And dad doesn’t even get that much of a response…)