"Regaining One's Masculine Bearings"

February 3, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

In The American Spectator, essayist Christopher Orlet ponders whether it is too much to ask that a man be allowed to escape winter by engaging in blood sports — in silence. “I remember hearing Garrison Keillor recount how in the old days Minnesota men were known to go stir crazy during winter and were sometimes found by their wives squatting naked and grunting round a campfire they’d built on the living room floor. All these men needed were a few days in a heated duck blind.”