Donald McCarthy

Donald McCarthy

Donald McCarthy is a writer and teacher from NY. His work has appeared with The Huffington Post, Salon, Paste Magazine, The Baltimore Review, The Manhattanville Review, and more. His website is www.donaldmccarthy.com.

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Bush’s tough guy image worked magic in both of his elections, so no one pointed out the danger of his toxically masculine rhetoric. (Photo: USCG/Telfair H. Brown/public domain) Views
Friday, September 06, 2019
The Tough Guy Presidencies
Numerous Democrats have quoted Ronald Reagan, trying to show how far the Republican Party has fallen under Trump, yet there is much in Reagan’s approach that Trump has taken and elaborated on: specifically, the tough guy presidential persona. It is easy to look at Ronald Reagan and ask what has...
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