Thanks for pointing that out and I am aware that that particular interview was heavily edited in its final form. There are also much better examples of his misogyny, especially some of the things he has publicly said in the last few months since I wrote the piece. However, even in the VICE interview, I think the kind of deflection and whataboutism he uses when discussing workplace sexual harassment, while not as explicitly misogynist as could be, is typical of the dogwhistle politics he employs throughout his rhetoric. Nathan Robinson’s piece for Current Affairs goes into this really well, how Peterson uses this tactic of implying things without ever stating them explicitly, and so maintains plausible deniability if ever questioned about them.

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