David Roberts+ Your Authors @drvox Seattleite transplanted from Tennessee; now blogging for vox.com/ about energy politics. Climate hawk, deficit dove. Not a doctor. Jun. 01, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Ever suspect that modern policing attracts a certain type of person? In the grips of toxic masculinity, contemptuous toward rule of law, views poor people & minorities as animals? Well, you're right.  https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emilyhoerner/police-facebook-racist-violent-posts-comments-philadelphia 

The thing about guys like this is not only that they're unpleasant, but that they're *ineffective*, even in traditionally "tough guy" jobs like police or military. Even in those jobs, you want people with some emotional intelligence, thoughtfulness, & self-control.


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