Column

The Misplaced Confidence of Men Running for President

Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick’s late entries into the 2020 race put the male savior complex on full display

Jessica Valenti
GEN
Published in
2 min readNov 15, 2019

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SoSo much for whittling down the field of Democratic presidential candidates. The same week that former New York City mayor and billionaire Michael…

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Jessica Valenti
GEN
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Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.