New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu says we care about the lives of African Americans when they’re killed by police, but not when they’re killed by other African Americans. At Angola, most prisoners are serving life sentences for murder, “It’s cheaper to buy a gun than to buy books.”
We like it when our doodad arrives at our door in just two days (or one hour, with Prime Now!). Except maybe tons of people at Amazon are suffering as a result. CEO Jeff Bezos says, “I don’t recognize this Amazon and I very much hope you don’t, either.”
When I was in college, political correctness helped me think before I spoke. But has censorship (to prevent microaggressions that offend people) gone too far? Will it be impossible to talk about challenging topics?