First, a mounting pile of sexual harassment allegations made Sunday the worst International Men’s Day ever, and then on Monday, Farhad Manjoo of the New York Times had this hot take on men to offer:

That tweet eventually racked up more than 25,000 “likes,” but the highest-profile endorsement likely came from Washington Post style writer Monica Hesse, who seconded the idea that all men are to be treated as potential monsters.

Is that sexist? Let’s run a check …

Obviously, it’s a problem if gender relations have gotten so bad that men are treated by default as monsters to be feared; if women suggest that due process isn’t necessary and it’s OK if a few innocent men are ruined by false sexual harassment claims; and that complimenting a woman on her appearance is tantamount to sexual harassment.

Remember that week when the news cycle was that President Trump’s tweets were going to start a nuclear war with North Korea at any second. That was actually kind of nice in comparison to this, where sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and company have led to a gender war.

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