These are what I call “set piece” articles – the person is so biased, like a Galloway, and what she says so predictable, that we become predictable in our responses too.
Yes, dear friends, it’s yet another feminist whinge, this time by some female journo named Allison Pearson, saying it’s not just bruises which show abuse.
Quite right, it’s not. It’s more this situation, from one of the readers:
These one sided articles by whinging women really take the biscuit. Very largely speaking, it is men who have to put up with their moody PMT wives and naggingly abusive complaints, and if there is to be some silly law to stop moody marriage partners, it certainly needs to include the likes of Mrs May, oh, and Alison Pearson.
Yep, the old emotional abuse trick, the staple abuse women use. No bruises the man can show, just his word against hers. As for the accompanying pic:
And the picture to go with the article is of a bullying man and a sobbing woman, just like the same article in the Guardian.