As Anthony Zurcher notes, the term “political correctness” is “a derogatory description coined in the 1990s to label those contending, in part, that language was a weapon used by the powerful to deny the interests of the oppressed.”
The Uselessness Of Political Correctness
The Establishment

Ignorant bullshit. The term was coined by Karen DeCrow, then President of Planned Parenthood, in 1975. See William Safire’s attribution in It only became “derogatory” through the efforts of right wing reactionaries.

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