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Mar 29, 2017

Has political correctness failed?

Chris Kenny thinks that political correctness has failed "the mainstream"-- but what on earth does this actually mean?

Irfan Yusuf — Lawyer, author and commentator

Irfan Yusuf

Lawyer, author and commentator

Courtesy of the Ethics Centre

Last night was cheapskate Tuesday. I could have seen a politically correct Hollywood movie for half-price -- particularly one starring some pathetic left-wing, anti-Trump, pro-Muslim heart-throb. Instead, I headed to Sydney Town Hall for a mass debate on the topic of whether political correctness (PC) had failed itself.

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2 thoughts on “Has political correctness failed?

  1. zut alors

    Irfan, how many times does it need to be repeated: a Muslim causing havoc in public is ‘a terrorist’ whereas a non-Muslim doing likewise is referred to as ‘the accused’.

    Has the motorist who (allegedly) mowed down & killed several pedestrians in Bourke Street Mall been described as a terrorist? No. That’s how it works.

  2. Billius Bongus

    Its tightass Tuesday Irfan. Are you self-censoring. Political correctness gone mad!

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