Saying “You’ll die alone with your cats” makes you look like an idiot.

I’m still wrapping my head around this feminist response to the ongoing (and warranted) controversy around Suzanne Venker’s simplistic “War on Men” screed that Fox News posted last week.

But comments on the article to the effect of “congratulations you’ll die alone with your cats” are useless.

The conversation around men and women’s changing roles and responsibilities (not to mention socially constructed gender) is complicated, and is not an all or nothing proposition.

Also, there’s a good chance I’ll die alone with cats and I’m a chap, so the gender implications of that insult are old news and inaccurate.

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