PC IS ABOUT CONTROL

PC IS ABOUT CONTROL

“Political correctness is the conscious, designed manipulation of language intended to change the way people speak, write, think, feel, and act, in furtherance of an agenda.”

[This appears in the November–December 2015 issue of The Austrian.]

I’d like to speak today about what political correctness is, at least in its modern version, what it is not, and what we might do to fight against it.

To begin, we need to understand that political correctness is not about being nice. It’s not simply a social issue or a subset of the culture wars.

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ATTACKS ON JEWS GO UNREPORTED BY THE MEDIA

ATTACKS ON JEWS GO UNREPORTED BY THE MEDIA

From my friend, David P. Steinmann:

99% of American Jews have no idea this kind of thing is happening pretty much all the time. On the streets, and on college and university campuses.

 

Why don’t they know? Because, with a very few exceptions, the media doesn’t think it fits their news narrative so it isn’t reported. But if someone is overheard saying something negative about, say, a Muslim person, the District Attorney launches a full-scale investigation. That does fit the media’s definition of news.

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