In the future, all toys will be nothing but colorful plastic wiffle-spheres.
...perhaps with decals to make each one more marketable than all the others. I found more fuel for this theory after reading a (typical and boring) press-release-style article
from before Christmas, which led me to the W.A.T.C.H. website
. This is a group that has "fearlessly exposed potentially dangerous toys" for several decades now. These awful toys include some super fun looking boots
, found in their 2005 "10 Worst Toys" list!
There are less creepy ways to encourage industry and parent responsibility. Toysafety.net
and Tips on Toys
provide some information without the fear mongering.