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Political correctness and the speech police

Political correctness and the speech police

Politically correct language and speech policing on both sides of the aisle are affecting the political discourse this election cycle. What do people mean when they say something is "politically correct" and what does it do to the discussion when language policing enters in? MPR News host Kerri Miller spoke with Fordham University political science professor Christina Greer about language policing and public policy and what hyper-awareness around language usage stifles meaningful discussion. 8/8/16