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Concerned, Confused, and Canaried

Oishi Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 9:27 AM
It's clear that she has commited 'thought crime'. She will be the next target of the '5 min. hate'.

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...