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Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far?

The idea of PC “gone mad” is a fig-leaf for naked prejudice, says Julia Symons

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By Julia Symons

“Drunk on virtue.” Thus did Lionel Shriver, an American author, damn a commitment made by the British arm of Penguin Random House, a publisher, that “its new hires and the books it acquires reflect UK society by 2025.” A…

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