Sexist attitudes revealed in commentary on Erin Andrews

sex·ism – noun

1.    attitudes or behavior based on traditional stereotypes of sexual roles.
2.    discrimination or devaluation based on a person’s sex, as in restricted job opportunities; esp., such discrimination directed against women.

Arguing semantics gets a bad rap. When it distracts from the true points of contention, that’s understandable. Sometimes it’s all about the semantics though.
So when I call this piece by Mike Nadel sexist, you’ll forgive me for picking it part word by word. You see, there is a language to sexism, and Nadel employs it effortlessly, laying bare the attitudes behind the writing.
So, let’s look at the language.