http://prospect.org/article/white-hot-rage

Yep, he got his stupidity published somewhere other than WordPress self publishing.  It’s amazing what you can get published when your doing PR not journalism.

So in almost 1,000 words he only manages to make 3 weak points.

The book he is talking about lumps “charming folks as white supremacists, domestic abusers, and guys who “snap” and shoot up their schools and workplaces.” with Men’s rights advocates.  Male and outspoken means you must be a wife beating white supremacist.  Who can spot the logical fallacy there?

Point two, anger is bad.  Why?  Umm because wife beating white supremacist mass murders are angry men, therefore angry men are wife beating white supremacists mass murderers.  Can you see the logical fallacy there?

MRA’s express anger because while as a society we respond to the suffering of women, we respond to the anger of males.  If a man wishes to be heard, he must express anger or be ignored.

Point three

Instead of looking at the real source of their economic woes—government policies that favor the wealthy at the expense of the rest of us—ordinary white guys have lashed out instead at those below them in the social hierarchy: women and minorities.

And what are MRA’s really trying to say?

Instead of looking at the real source of their economic woes—government policies that favor the wealthy at the expense of the rest of us—ordinary white guys feminists have lashed out instead at those below them in the social hierarchy: women and minorities ordinary white guys, the patriarchy.

That’s really all there is.  A great many words trying to tie “equality between men and women” to “White power” and wife beaters because it’s not “equality for only women” and we express anger.

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