Talk:Angry white male

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"The term later gained prominence in the 1994 federal elections in the US, in which a large number of neo-conservative, white voters turned out."[edit]

It's painful to me whoever wrote this doesn't have the foggiest notion what "neo-conservative" means. This is a specific movement and school of thought adhered to by a vanishingly small fraction of voters; it would be dumb enough to claim that Bush voters in 2004 were "neo-conservatives", let alone Gingrich's army. It would be like calling the average Obama voter a Keynesian. (talk) 16:23, 18 April 2016 (UTC)


Should this title be italic? I can't really find any justification for it in MOS:ITALIC, and comparable articles (Angry black woman, soccer mom, NASCAR dad) don't have their title in italic. Prinsgezinde (talk) 14:54, 17 May 2018 (UTC)

While I don't have an opinion on whether it is correct or not, the change was made by Sangdeboeuf here. - SummerPhDv2.0 17:19, 17 May 2018 (UTC)
The article describes "pejorative terms". Italics are normally used when discussing terms themselves (words and phrases) per the use-mention distinction. Hence "Angry white male is a term describing white men with reactionary political views" as opposed to "An angry white male smashed my Corolla". See MOS:WORDSASWORDS. —Sangdeboeuf (talk) Sangdeboeuf (talk) 22:36, 17 May 2018 (UTC)