So Much For The Free-Speech Left

PA Pundits - International

Brent Bozell01TimGrahampicture-13-1409699701By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~

To look at virtually anything produced by Hollywood is to register confirmation that the libertine Left cherishes clogging our popular culture with vulgarities. The messaging in movies, television and particularly music is punctuated deliberately and unnecessarily with all manner of language designed to offend.

victimizedBut when it comes to perfectly decent speech — spoken innocently with no bad intention — those same liberals need smelling salts.  Welcome to the wacky world of “micro-aggressions,” where conversation becomes a minefield of political correctness.

It’s all the rage on campuses. Both the University of California and the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point have circulated lists of “micro-aggressions” to faculty for allegedly instructional purposes. The list of unacceptable words and phrases just gets longer and longer. And funnier.

To be sure, there are a couple of phrases we can agree are unacceptable. “I jewed him down”…

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