Word Police

Recently a Cleveland, Ohio, radio station fired an employee for referring to Kamala Harris as the nation’s “first colored vice-presidential candidate.”- To me his dismissal appears to be an example of political correctness on steroids. When I was very young, I was taught that the polite term used to refer to a Black’s ethnicity was […]

Groupthink

  Several months ago I ventured to enter a post on a political opinion site.  The board had been set up by academics (primarily college undergraduates), and most of the contributors were of a decidedly liberal bent; but I assumed the site was open for the honest exchange of ideas.  I soon discovered otherwise. My […]