I knew a foolish lady years back that taught her 2 years old daughter how to say va fongool in English, why, because she thought it was cute and funny. The old lady used to laugh her ass off when her daughter would tell her visitors va fongool.
Meaning: when you are bored, exasperated or annoyed. and of course, va fongool can also be used. From IT “vai a fare in culo,” or, in the spelling of Pier Paolo Pasolini “vaffanculo” = go get fucked in the ass.
I cautioned this lady many times that she better be-careful of what she taught the little tike, it may come back to bite her in the ass. Well; we know the rest of the story.
Sure as God made little green apples and it does not rain in Minneapolis in the summer time. For that and many other reasons, the little girl grew up to be a big girl and every chance she got; guess what she told he mother. She grew up hating her permissive mother and told her mother with frequency, va fongool. Only difference was, now in her teens, the not so little girl knew the meaning of the slang and meant what she said. Ma ma was not laughing anymore.
Moral of the story; bend the tree when it is young. The more parents and or authorities allow certain types of out of control behavior when kids are young, they grow up to be va fongool monsters.
Portland is about as permissive as any MOTHER can be. Now that the spoiled monsters are out of control, the authorities, if that is what you want to call them, do not know what to do with them. The words Discipline; does not show up in their dictionary.
As a result of their incompetent governing through the years, the va fongool dog has come back to bite them in the ass. Should I say ; good for them?? Possibly. I only feel bad for the innocent victims that are tangled in this mess that no hand in it but are are on the receiving end, not the permissive parents.
You ALWAYS reap what you sow. If you plant good, healthy seeds and take care of the properly, they will grow into strong sand sturdy plants. If you plant trash….
It is virtually impossible for any organization, family, business, government any entity that requires structure; it is impossibly for them to operate without discipline/structure and organization.
Sooner or later the rioters will have to pay the price for their mutiny, They are going to destroy everything in their path; like beating a car with a 1,000 ball bats until the car is completely demolished/unusable. If left to their devices, after the government rebuilds the car, they will destroy it again and again.
All I can say to the government; you created the monsters, now you have to live with them.