Originally Posted by Kingarthurhk
I think they are:
1. Reconnecting with their fading sense of maculinity as the declining years come about.
2. Trying to look like someone you wouldn't want to mess with as a defense mechanism. You see this a lot in nature. Animals make themselves look bigger than they are in an attempt to not be messed with.
Kind of like tattoos, jacked up diesel pick up trucks, tap-out shirts, Harley Motorcycles, and Sports jerseys?
To me, they are all in the same crowd. (And not very intimidating either.)