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Talking Dictionary 750. Everyone Is Too Darn Sensitive


750. He asked, "Whatever happened to freedom of speech, our most important freedom?" She said, "Nothing happened to it. It's still part of the First Amendment." He said, "Well, you better check your Bill of Rights. They rewrote the First Amendment. It now says, 'you have freedom of speech only if your speech is politically correct,' or 'PC,' as everyone says. And the PC police are everywhere. Nowadays you have to talk nice about everyone and everything. For example, I used to crack a lot of fat jokes. Now I can't even say 'fat.' You can't say anything even slightly negative about someone's race, color, religion, creed, gender, ethnicity, or age. You can't talk about politics, abortion, immigration, living wages, or gun control without getting into an argument. So what's left that I'm 'free' to express my honest opinion about?" She asked, "Did you hear whether it's going to rain tomorrow?" 6.7


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