Much has been made recently about the October cover story in The Atlantic that essentially implores baby boomers to save the economy.

“The Boomers’ Last Chance,” reads the headline on the magazine’s cover. Below that is this ominous, yet somewhat hopeful subhead: “They Ruined Everything, But Can Still Be The Greatest Generation.” The story that appears inside, written by Michael Kinsley (himself a boomer), is actually titled, “The Least We Can Do.”

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