THE TROUBLE WITH EXCELLENCE IS THAT IT MAKES THE LESS-EXCELLENT FEEL BAD ABOUT THEMSELVES: Library director says 9-year-old should ‘step aside’ to let others win reading contest. “A 9-year-old who has won five straight reading contests at a New York library now has a new challenger to his throne – the library’s director, who says the young reader ‘hogs’ the contest prizes each year and should ‘step aside.'”

Harrison Bergeron, call your office.