Andrew Cuomo and the Cult of the Asshole Boss

The rise and fall of New York’s governor is what happens when we treat male rage and intimidation as a leadership skill

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The underlying ideology of male dominance means that power and influence tend to flow toward the most abusive men in any given organization.

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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