Sexism is squeezing men out of plum jobs

A male politician has said that men are better suited than women to fill top posts in society. This is because they possess the competitive drive that builds success and are less likely than women to feel the low self-worth that destroys achievement.

OK, calm down, no male politician said that; I made it up. Obviously if a prominent man had said such a thing his heels wouldn’t have been seen for dust. Yet women have been making equivalent prejudicial remarks about men that are supposed to be not only acceptable but demonstrably correct.

To read my whole Times column, (£) please click here.

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