The younger version of me thinks fun! Something wacky and active to burn off all that turkey and pumpkin pie - yeah! The older version of me was happily avoiding crowds with blow-out sales online.
But the Black Friday craziness is in part evidence of the large and growing wealth divide in America. As one NYT story noted, a family waiting in line at Toys “R” Us on Thursday night was there to take advantage of big savings on diapers.