Political correctness is getting pretty ridiculous nowadays It has been ruining our speech, our holidays, our TV programs, and basically any form of pop culture or media. Worst of all, PC is undermining our first amendment rights.
Comedians are being forced to make public apologies just because a few people were offended by a joke or skit. It’s also impossible to make satirical posts without being called edgy.
We are also being forced to obscure anything that has to do with religious symbolism because of the fear of offending Muslims, Atheists, etc. As a matter of fact, toy manufacturers have been forced to recall products if they remotely resemble a temple, mosque, etc.
We cannot publicly display patriotism because of the fear of offending minorities. It’s so ridiculous that kids aren’t even allowed to mount American flags on their bicycles because, according to school officials, the American flag might cause racial tensions.
We can’t even hold our opinions on specific topics without being called racist, bigoted, etc. I’ve been called a racist for disagreeing with many of Obama’s policies, have been called antisemitic for my opposition against Zionism, and have been called a self-hating Mexican/race traitor just because I oppose amnesty and the Dream Act. PC is effectively silencing people with different opinions.
The ludicrousness of political correctness has made society soft, sensitive, and spineless. We can no longer enjoy jokes or satire without taking it seriously. It’s only a matter of time before everyone in this damn country forgets the meaning of satire.
Political correctness has also been ruining my Facebook page. We, the admins of Hatsune F***ing Miku, cannot use specific words (gay, faggot, retarded, nigga, etc) in satirical posts without having someone report the living hell out of it. Not only have these reports been hurting me, but it has also been hurting the other admins on the page. A report punishes all admins, whether we made said post or not.
We’ve seriously had it with pandering to these sensitive folk that cannot take jokes. Just because we use words that you’re afraid of doesn’t mean we are going to make changes to our posts. If something about our posts bothers you, you can just ignore it and move on with your life. It isn’t so goddamn hard to unlike the page, and we don’t mind if you do so.’
Edit: On the internet, the suffix -fag refers to extreme obsession. Said suffix has nothing to do with homosexuality or homophobia.