Trump is Playing the “Woe is Men” Card

The rise of Donald Trump — and the anger he is exploiting — is exposing a masculinity crisis among men today: men who are desperately clinging to traditional notions of what it means to be “real man” in terms of physical strength, financial stability, and regulatory power in a world in which that definition is becoming increasingly outdated.

 

David Brooks Sees Post-Trump Problems with Men. I’m Offering Solutions.

A lot of us are asking — why has Donald Trump gotten this far in the Republican presidential campaign? Part of Trump’s unprecedented success has to do with male anger. In a recent New York Times op ed, David Brooks wrote on the need for a new national identity....