"...I found myself mulling all of my own fine recommendations for the job of au pair. I raised one fine son, why not another's? Music, art, and classical literature, bi-lingual, up-to-date on computer technology (except for BlackBerry. Crap!) and a more-than-casual Judeo-Christian theological background. Why not rock another's cradle and raise up a leader or at least a voter? And who has the sort of money to pay me my worth and keep me in comfort and security while I do such a dastardly deed? At this rate, only a government employee..."
Primordial Slack: The Audacity of an Au Pair Insurgency