Someone actually trained up actors to find out! And the results are surprising, though in retrospect not surprising. Most people predict in advance that a woman wouldn’t be able to get away with Trump’s behaviour, and that a male Clinton would breeze to success. But instead the female Trump is kind of appealing and the male Clinton isn’t. However, a bit more reflection makes this not so shocking: a man behaving like Clinton is displaying some stereotypically feminised behaviours, and a woman behaving like Trump is displaying masculine ones. And which do we valorise more?
Read all about it here.
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It’s difficult to decide.
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