OPINION: Male at Bay

With a brand of reckless courage that few U.S. males have been able to muster, Editor in Chief John Fischer in the August issue of Harper's magazine delivered a stinging treatise on an explosive subject: American womanhood. His thesis: U.S. wives have made U.S. husbands their slaves, and are molding them to feminine will. Wrote Fischer, still holding lightly to his male's caution: "This undaunted approach may, perhaps, have something to do with the divorce rate, axe murders, and the number of morose characters nursing a shot glass late at night in men's bars."

Warming to his subject, Jack Fischer...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!