Ed Driscoll

"Is Chivalry Dead? And Do Women Want it to Be?"

Glinda, a contributor to the vast Manolo empire, ponders manners and morals in post-feminist America:

I really do want my son to be the kind of person that opens doors for ladies and pushes in his girlfriend’s chair when they go to a nice restaurant.

But how to do that without sending the message that girls are deserving of special treatment, which many feminists say ain’t so?

Talk about mixed messages.

Any thoughts?

Or am I just overthinking this whole thing?

For a look back at how decorum functioned in the era of stone knives and bear skins, click here.