Even in an Alt-Right world, political correctness continues to run amok and create absurdities

2017-06-03_2117 Bill Maher
Bill Maher (Reuters)

Comedian and pundit Bill Maher, host of HBO’s Real Time, is facing criticism after using the phrase ‘house n****r’ in a clearly joking fashion, stating as such immediately after telling said joke during (an excellent) interview with Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE.) He has apologized: Still, the usual suspects are out of his blood, and conglomerates like Time Warner are not known for their backbone in the face of SJW pressure. Meanwhile, a former South African opposition leader, Helen Zille, has been suspended by her own party after stating that colonialism had not always a bad thing for the country. Considering how poorly South Africa is performing in this post-apartheid age of supposed fairness and justice, maybe there are lessons to be learned from looking back on some of the better, more humane aspects of the colonial era. The past wasn’t all black and white, pardon the pun, and the present isn’t quite so sterling. And even-less sterling as critical thinking dies and people get lost in their emotions …

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