Some people appreciate straight up honesty
Yes they do. New Mothers are not usually among that group. New parents think their babies are gorgeous, no matter what.
if you go 'dang, your kid sure is ugly'
Then you'd be on Jerry Springer not Jeremy "I think I am the Lord" Kyle.
so if you think about it, it's actually the right thing to do and your moral obligation to society at large.
I thought about it. While I may think someone's kid is not as gorgeous at they make out, I would keep those thoughts to myself. Society may fail, but I'll have kept my friends ;)