It’s a Man’s Blogosphere

Atrios catches Boston Globe columnist Ellen Goodman tut-tutting the blogosphere for being way too Y-chromosome-heavy.

This is somewhat akin to criticizing the SAT because some minorities do poorly on it compared to others.

Both are indeed lamentable circumstances, but the much more interesting, difficult, and important question is why things are this way, and what should be done to change it.

Disparity alone, without context, is not a valid criticism of an enterprise.

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