No excuses means no excuses. If protesters are being called less than manly for things that are screwing them then the POTUS has zero excuse to bitch when not getting his way. No excuses remember?In addition, politicians have to behave in a non-masculine manner because the terms of their employment are defined by the expectations, desires, and fears of hundreds of millions of people as cultivated by a media superstructure dedicated to dramatizing every political event, even minor ones with a sensational appeal, as a contest between good and evil of cosmic significance.Nope, what's good for the politician is good for the constituent. So either we all "act like adults" or we don't.Tantrums are politically common behavior no matter what side of the aisle you are; political movements are themselves the collective tantrums of millions of people. Politicians have to imitate tantrums to some extent to get to their duty. The doctor doesn't have that in his favor; he didn't "have to" throw a tantrum to do his duty.