The Vengeful and Malicious P.C. Police

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We are at the cusp of a rare moment in modern American cultural debate — a moment when reasonable, thoughtful members of the Left and Right agree. Political correctness is spiraling out of control. Last week I shared an essay by a former radical describing her own migration out of the movement, but her essay is hardly the only evidence of the Left breaking with the worst of the P.C. police. The floodgates have opened. The SDS’s own Todd Gitlin has attacked “trigger warnings,” calling them “outgrowths of fragility.” Writing at The Nation, Michelle Goldberg condemns the furious on-campus response to Laura Kipnis, a liberal professor who dared challenge what she called “sexual paranoia” on campus. [Read more...]

How Political Correctness Improved My Life

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The Left’s weapon of choice may be dividing the country, but it’s not winning converts.

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Let Santa Smoke: Why Sanitizing Your Kids’ Books is Not the Answer

Katrina Trinko writes in USA Today:

This year, Santa’s on the naughty list. [Read more...]

Three Principles for Talking About Islam

Why do so many non-Muslims feel the need to opine so definitively on the nature (and virtue) of the Muslim faith? [Read more...]

Office Depot’s Lady Gaga Initiative Insults True Bravery and Traditional Values

On a recent trip to buy a printer at Office Depot in Brentwood, Tennessee, the kids and I noticed a sign on the checkout which read “Be Brave,” with this tagline: “We Supply Bravery.”  [Read more...]


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