Political Correctness will be the death of us yet!
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I’m warning you right now, that the level of stupidity I’m going to write about in this post could very well make your head explode. If you have high blood pressure, or have reached your tolerance limit for incredibly stupid politically correct bulls*t, then you probably should just skip past this post and save yourself a potential trip to the doctor.
I’m not making this up, you guys. The word “freshman” dates back to the freaking SIXTEENTH CENTURY, but UNC, being “progressive” as they are, wants to make sure that no one gets offended by being called a word that potentially excludes their gender. Their plan? To use terms like “first year student” instead.
University spokespeople won’t elaborate on the reasoning behind this. Because there is no reasoning behind this.
But you know who IS elaborating about it? Students with Actual Brains. The executive vice chair for the college Republicans, Brandon Hartness, said, “I feel like they are making a big deal out of nothing. Girls are not going to deem the word “freshman” as sexist. I feel like most people don’t even think about it.”
Brandon is exactly right, of course, but probably should have been more specific and said that girls with Actual Brains won’t deem the word as sexist, and that most NORMAL RATIONAL people don’t even think about it. That way, he’d account for the remaining moronic imbeciles who think this word change is a good idea.
This is the kind of crap university administrators are getting paid HUGE AMOUNTS OF MONEY to think about and act on, you guys.
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