As far as we like to think we’ve come with gender equality, the truth is that Hillary’s gender has more to do with her likeability than many people, particularly middle-class conservative men, like to think.
The recent debate about when the 'real Malcolm' will reveal himself is indicative of how weary people have grown of hearing rhetoric sans realness. We may loathe Pauline Hansen's bigotry but few wonder what she really thinks.
On Saturday, Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszú shattered a world record in the 400-meter individual medley. Yet commentators identified her husband/coach as “the man responsible” for her athletic turnaround. This isn’t a one off incident.
Let’s face it, we live in fearful times. There’s no shortage of headlines alerting us to potential threats to our safety and future. Which is why, when headlines scream loudest, we have to be extra discerning between the fears that are serving us and those that are hurting us (and others).