'Attack of the Tiger Mother' Meets 'Defense of the Helicopter Parent' - Yahoo! NewsWho could have imagined that Amy Chua's book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" would have touched off such a firestorm of angst among liberal American parents? Talk about hitting a soft spot. Doctor Christine Carter bristles in the Huffington Post that Chua is all wrong. Carter defensively describes herself as "anything but permissive, even by Chua's standards."