You know – nationalism, racism, Identity Politics? Well, one reason – as noted by @Robert Lindsay – is because men love to talk trash politics, and women can get into it quite a bit also.
Anyway, asking a man to avoid talking politics is like asking him to not talk about sports. Good luck with that. Due to ADHD, I cannot pay attention to sports, though I love to play them. Since I can’t pay attention to them, I can’t follow them, so they’re not enjoyable for me to discuss. But politics is another matter, and I can write whole novels about politics!
The Problem with These Days
With all this hateful Identity Politics going on, it’s best to avoid politics, even it seems cowardly to do so. That’s going to be tough for males to do. However, there’s one thing for sure, and that’s that things are getting massively partisan and violent. And if you run your mouth, you may have to get ready to fight. Yet the world political scene is so partisan and violent that it seems unworldly, almost like a Zombie Apocalypse.