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Book review of Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America

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Brittney Cooper | NYT 

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Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America
Author: Ijeoma Oluo
Publisher: Seal Press
Pages: 318
Price: $28

The 47 per cent of white women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016 bore the brunt of liberal ire for their support of a man accused of sexual misconduct including rape. Where white women voters caught hell, the 62 per cent of white men who voted for Donald Trump were offered what the feminist philosopher Kate Manne has called “himpathy”.

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First Published: Thu, December 03 2020. 22:59 IST
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