Was NYT's Temperament Profile of Christine Quinn Sexist?

The Twitterverse Debates Whether The NYT's Article of Christine Quinn's Temper in Private was Sexist or Honest Journalism?

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  1. Alex Cacioppo asks the Question:
  2. Well, some really didn't like the fact that the NYTimes picked two men to write a personality a story about a woman, based on conversations with those who know her best.
  3. Howard Kurtz and other think the opposite: It's about journalism, and the facts about the personality of who could become the next mayor of NYC.
  4.  Peggy Drexler writes: "Using words and anecdotes to paint a picture of a woman that may be less than flattering, yet true, isn’t sexist. It’s journalism. What would be sexist would be to expect that Quinn can’t be, or shouldn’t be, portrayed as a bully just because she’s a female. The fact is that female bullies do exist."
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