Matthew Gutmann

professor of anthropology at Brown University

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President Donald Trump still carries a lot of support among white men who are drawn to his portrayal of masculinity: an alpha dog, aggressive, macho “man’s man” who never backs down…

Why Trump’s hyper masculinity appeals to white voters in America

President Donald Trump still carries a lot of support among white men who are drawn to his portrayal of masculinity: an alpha dog, aggressive, macho “man’s man” who never backs down…

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