Okay, so here’s the tricky part:
It’s a sharp, damning satire of a familiar kind of bad-faith argument, the one where a male interlocutor redirects a discussion about sexism, misogyny, rape culture, or women’s rights to instead be about how none of that is his fault. And it struck a nerve.
Okay, right. It’s not really all that tricky, is it?
Okay, show of hands: Who needs this one explained? Anybody? Anybody?
Zimmerman, Jess. “Not All Men: A Brief History of Every Dude’s Favorite Argument”. Time. April 28, 2014.
Image credit: Detail of cartoon by Matt Lubchansky.