In his post at the Washington Post's On Parenting blog, Brian told of crossing the parenting rubicon: they got a minivan.
Well, not exactly They got a miniminivan, the Mazda 5, which was the only car that met his criteria of low price, decent mileage, and seating for 5+.
Then when he asked the Post's family readers what they drive and how they picked it. The first 165 comments can be summed up thusly:
Mazda 5 sounds like it's working out nicely, by the way. Though it's sad to see the Scion xB go.
douche! treehugger! idiot! Honda Odyssey birth control?? minivans suck! seat belts, hah! 10 kids in the back of a wagon! no balls! Toyota Sienna. NoVa car seat police! hauls sheetrock.
The True Badge of The Parent: A Minivan [washpost]