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(24,947 posts)
Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:52 PM Jan 2021

On political correctness

Political correctness is treating Qanon Congresswoman as if she is legitimate and deserves a seat at the table.

It is allowing Matt Gaetz to rant and continue to spout and amplify election lies.

It is allowing representatives to skip the metal detector, and keep guns in their Hill offices.

It is Confederate statues and symbols on state flags.

Other examples?

Political correctness is typically a charge weaponized against the left. The truth is far different.

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On political correctness (Original Post) cilla4progress Jan 2021 OP
I just wonder would have happened to Representative Omar exboyfil Jan 2021 #1
It's tolerating moronic expressions of falsehoods and spooky3 Jan 2021 #2
Also Proud liberal 80 Jan 2021 #3
Great cilla4progress Jan 2021 #4
Conservatives and words. Caliman73 Jan 2021 #5
Agree cilla4progress Jan 2021 #6


(17,880 posts)
1. I just wonder would have happened to Representative Omar
Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:55 PM
Jan 2021

if she had been texting locations after being told not to to a group of Islamic fundamentalists or the Iranians that Susan Collins so feared.

Proud liberal 80

(4,167 posts)
3. Also
Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:22 PM
Jan 2021

What they would say is ‘cancel culture’ and ‘wokeness’ is actually people holding them accountable for their hateful rhetoric and actions.


(11,764 posts)
5. Conservatives and words.
Thu Jan 14, 2021, 01:43 PM
Jan 2021

In the tradition that can be traced back to the days of monarchy, which is what the founding philosophers of the conservative movement were defending, believe that they are ordained by god to rule. Like seriously, they think that they are the inheritors of the "great man" mantle and that they should be in charge.

This is the concept that allows them to lie and cheat with no remorse. It is why kings, queens, and other nobles killed their own family members regularly. They think god tells them they should be in charge.

Given this, it is no wonder that they use words as weapons. Their policies hold no benefit for the average person (which they couldn't care less about). If democracy suits their goals, they will use it. If it does not, they will try to get rid of it.

Political correctness, canceling, etc... are jus the latest concepts that they use to attack others, and defend themselves as victims. You see that with these idiots trying to say their "freedom of speech" is under attack because they lost a book deal, or got kicked off of a social media site for TOS violations.

PC is like anything that conservatives use. It is a tool, a weapon, to try to silence liberal critics. They use it because it is effective. The media has been called to heel for the most part, because they don't want to seem biased, so they let politicians keep lying because calling them out and calling them liars would not be PC, it wouldn't be neutral and objective. They use liberal's own concepts against them, while they couldn't give two shits about truth, objectivity, the scientific method, etc...

We need to wise up to this and stop them from continuing this crap.

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