TV dads are made out to be idiots.
“Though we love our men individually, we agree that as a group they’re rather stupid.”
That’s the best part of the whole song.
I can say this because my dad raised me as a girl to be smart and independent with absolutely not even a seed of doubt that I was just as capable to do whatever I wanted as any man was.
I feel like most sexism today is just said as a joke because its mostly accepted in my generation that marriages and parenting will be a 50/50 partnership.
So you have to take my jokes along with this post because I think sexist jokes are funny.
Think Phil Dunphy from Modern Family
Think about the dad on pretty much every Disney Channel Show ever.
Do you think feminism has harmed the way we view men, or are they really stupid and its an accurate portrayal? 🙂 I think its making women have to step up and take control.
Watch from about 2:30 on in this video
Maybe its based on this whole quote where we are expecting men to be good at things that don’t come naturally to them.
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”- Albert Einstein
Maybe that’s just something we can tell men to make them feel better about being so dumb. 😉
It’s just something to think about. Yet another way our media affects our lives in bigger ways than we probably want them to…