I'm going through the document now, and while each individual incident might be able to be explained away, cumulatively it's...wow. The thing is, I think he's such an archaic figure that he really doesn't actually get it. I think he thinks appropriate office culture is still in the Mad Men era. People say that women are too emotional to handle the power of executive office, but I would submit that (some) men and too calcified in their thinking to do so.

Worse, and more disturbing to me in a way, is all the ways his office was scary AF for employees, who felt they couldn't anger him or his close aides. I've worked in places like that, and the stress is off the charts.

Great piece, as always.



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