Obama has quashed the false race-based narratives, marginalized Romney as too far right, and now positioned himself fearlessly as presidential and a warm "alpha male." And if I am right, Obama has already set up Romney for checkmate.
In a recession where 75 percent of the job losses were by men, there are implications at every point where genders meet -- from the conference room to the bedroom. One of the murkiest of implications, however, is in the living room.
After studying alpha baboon males for more than nine years, Laurence R. Gesquiere's team reported that the alphas have as much stress as the lowest-ranking males. It seems that fighting off challengers and guarding access to fertile females comes at a price.