A touch of irony.
A reminiscence of the "phony" outsiderism of the Hippy movement of the 60s.
The baby boomers were rich in number. Too rich.
It did not help if the daddy was rich.
Unless he was very rich.
Even the elevated did not enter college.
To add insult to injury: There was a war going on.
It did not go well.
Only the college kids were safe.
The traditional kids of the traditional families were not safe.
When Hitler invaded France in 1940, forty per cent of the communist leaders turned fascist.
A son in the crappy rock band attracts the attention of the father.