WOMEN
01/13/2014 09:46 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Men Killed Masculinity All By Their Big Strong Selves

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Much to the chagrin of a certain old-timey subset, traditional American masculinity is on its way out. Gone are days of the breadwinning hard hat wearers earning enough to support a wife that stays at home with 2.5 children; in 2014, the Haves wear bowties with short sleeved button down shirts and post pictures of their adopted three legged cat "Atticus" to Instagram while they wait for their daily webinar to start and the Have Nots drive their NOBAMA mudflapped trucks to the unemployment office.

Many vocal, thinkpiece-writing detractors blame this phenomenon— which has been cringingly referred to as the "feminization" of America — on feminists. But blaming women (a historically disenfranchised demographic) for fucking things up men (who have spent the last 10,000 years of human civilization in charge of most things) is pretty foolish. If we're looking at who is to blame for the death of American masculinity, we need to blame... men.

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