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Concerned, Confused, and Canaried

Moonglowalso Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 2:19 AM
"This controversy has had one positive effect: both sides of the contentious same-sex marriage issue have united to condemn the action of Gallaudet University and to call for Dr. Angela McCaskill to be re-instated at once." Makes me smile!

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...