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David Brooks Mansplains the Women’s Marches


By Robyn Stein DeLuca, Ph.D.

This week NY Times columnist David Brooks pronounced his judgment of the women’s marches on Saturday, and declared them a misguided waste of time. He wrote that the marchers focused on the wrong issues, used the wrong methods, creating a pointless, feel-good social gathering rather than a meaningful protest of the policies of Donald Trump. It was mansplaining at its superior, know it all best, and Brooks was completely off the mark in a stunning display of faulty reasoning. Continue reading


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