Claire Trevett in the NZ Herald has an article on the pros and cons of political correctness.
Supporters claim that PC has changed attitudes in good ways, so that “nigger” and “cripple” are no longer acceptable words to use. This is a fair point, and perhaps the debate should be about when this is taken to extremes (such as renaming maiden speeches) rather than all examples. The debate is not black and white but about shades of grey.
Some examples of PC, including from this blog, are given.Tags: Political Correctness