There is no place for commanding specific language—thoughts, even—in a free and open society.
It wouldn’t be out of bounds to ask sensitive Toronto folk to cast their eyes west and tell us why ‘Eskimo’ gets a pass while ‘Indian’ doesn’t.
Harvard faculty are supposed to be less gullible, less panicky, and better educated than your average third grader. As this insanity shows, perhaps that’s not so.
For urban life to remain at all workable, we need strong norms of public behavior and the attendant social pressures of calling a thief what he is.
Political correctness starts in American universities and from there extends to the rest of the country.
Jonathan Chait says PC language policing perverts liberalism. He’s wrong. Liberalism depends on the language police, as Chait himself proves.
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