Until today I failed to understand what ‘political correctness’ was as a meme and talking point in this election. I presumed it was something more than innocuously calling a toilet a ‘restroom’. Perhaps the apparent outrage was over the general cycle of our lexicon being updated to reflect more accurate science or progressive social values; that Trump supporters must really like the ‘r-word’. That didn’t seem worth the airtime this idea was getting, but I didn’t understand it, I assumed it was something stupid, and I ignored it.

I realised today that, the whole time, ‘political correctness’ was being used…

Lucas Kruitwagen

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