This whole story
First of all, how in the world is this punishment supposed to teach the child the kind of lesson that discipline is supposed to teach?
“Clearly," said Arthur,"you're an idiot- but you're our kind of idiot. Come on.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
So spanking is child abuse?
Only if you are from Southern Virginia.
If you are from northern virginia you parent like you are in Beverly Hills.
Ah. Well, Thomas Jefferson and I are from neither northern nor southern VA, so I guess