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Concerned, Confused, and Canaried

dolo Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 11:04 AM
This is really not funny. If things don't change those brown shirts will get all of us if we don't shut up or say what's OK with them. It has happened before and can happen agian.

Why do they call it “political correctness,” when it’s simply political and so terribly incorrect?

Whatever we call it — “a totalitarian impulse” comes to my mind — placing Angela McCaskill on administrative leave from her job at Gallaudet University is just flat-out wrong.

“It recently came to my attention that Dr. McCaskill has participated in a legislative initiative that some feel is inappropriate for an individual serving as Chief Diversity Officer,” Gallaudet President T. Alan Hurwitz wrote last week on the University’s Facebook page. McCaskill’s terrible transgression was to sign a petition to refer...