Last Monday, January 28th, U-M students braved the cold to attend a lecture on the language of political correctness as part of the University’s Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium. Arthur F. Thurnau professors of English and Linguistics at the University of Michigan, Robin Queen and Anne Curzan, introduced themselves and their positions at […]
Tag: Political Correctness
Folk the Police – The Blind Pig and giving in to P.C.
When long time producer and local radio personality Matthew Altruda invited the Facebook community to comment on his Folk the Police event, he unleashed a torrent of politically correct rhetoric forceful enough to cause him to announce later that the event would be cancelled.
Is My Costume Offensive? Halloween Canceled at Bursley
On college campuses across the country, Halloween has become a month-long celebration of politically correct culture. Our campus is no exception.
The Death of Humor
‘Lighten up, buttercup’ – special snowflakes on campus need to learn how to take a joke Humor is dying on campus – and it isn’t funny. Increasingly, jokes can’t be told, or laughed at – at least not without fearing backlash or a verbal lashing from the campus thought police. As the old saying goes: […]