Economic lessons from JB.
This story is everywhere today, and I’m finding the various spins on it so fascinating. First of all, I have yet to see any major media outlet put men at the center of the narrative: I can’t find any stories that talk about the 60% of MEN who are supporting their families. All the focus is on the 40% of WOMEN who are now out earning their husbands.
Feminist websites are all rah rah rah – ladies be kicking ass so hard!
Instructively, Jezebel (linking in from a fellow Gawker site) follows their sneering piece with a gif showing a scantily clad woman punching a man in office setting, with the headline “Woman Shows How To Kick Ass At Work”.
One can imagine the outcry if it were a man doing the same thing to a woman.
Double XX at Slate has two stories, both trying so hard…
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