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The Battle of the Sexes

When I was a young child, I remember the made-for-TV tennis match between Bobbie Riggs and Billie Jean King, which was dubbed "The Battle of the Sexes." The dominant women's tennis player of that era easily defeated the aging male athlete after he did a lot of trash talking to the media. That 1970s skirmish seems so quaint now in comparison to the coarsened political death match we are witnessing in the presidential debates.
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