Oedipus Rex Complex – NYTimes.com

Oedipus Rex Complex – NYTimes.com.

Oedipus Rex Complex


American politics bristles with Oedipal drama.

Sons struggling to live up to fathers. Sons striving to outdo fathers. Sons scheming to avenge fathers. Sons burning to one-up fathers. Sons yearning to impress fathers who vanished early on. Sons leaning on fathers. Sons using fathers as reverse-play books.


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