These beliefs included, but were in no way limited to, the following: women, as a group, should never be made to feel uncomfortable; people whose sexual orientation falls beyond the spectrum of heterosexuality must be reassured of their special value; racial injustice is best addressed in tones of bitter anguish or inspirational calls to action; Muslims are friendly helpers whom we should cherish; and belonging to any potentially “marginalized” community involves a crippling hypersensitivity that must always be respected.Hey, at least you can still tell jokes about Donald Trump's hair, right?
Saturday, August 8, 2015
P.C. Killed the Campus Comedy Star
Caitlyn Flanagan of The Atlantic pens the obit, observing that university yuks are a casualty of some firmly-held, not to mention knee-jerk, beliefs: