“In this sort of feminized atmosphere in which we exist today, guys who are masculine and muscular like that in their private conduct, kind of old-fashioned tough guys, run some risks,” Hume said on Sunday’s Media Buzz.
Even co-host Lauren Ashburn was a bit taken aback by that. “Feminized?” she asked.
Brit Hume: ‘Old-Fashioned Tough Guys’ Like Christie Can’t Survive in Today’s ‘Feminized Atmosphere’
by Evan McMurry
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The energy, competitiveness, and corporal daring of normal males are responsible for much good in the world. No one denies that boys’ aggressive and risk-taking tendencies must be socialized and channeled toward constructive ends. But the de-Tom Sawyering of the American boy should not be anyone’s agenda.
I think this effort to feminize men is part of the larger effort creating the Therapeutic State.
Masculinity Is More Than a Mask
Is it OK to tell boys to 'Be a Man'? An upcoming film much buzzed about on the Web ignores the real differences between the sexes
By Christina Hoff Sommers @chsommers