The politically correct chickens are coming home to roost in the Orwellian world of the organized left’s free-expression-stifling speech codes.
To paraphrase Martin Niemöller’s famous admonition about complacency with totalitarian fascists: “First they came forRush Limbaugh and called his satire racist, and I didn’t speak out because Rush Limbaugh is a conservative. Then they came for Dr. Laura and called her commentary racist, and I didn’t speak out because Dr. Laura is a conservative…”
Well, this time they came after a high school drama program in far-from conservative Westbury, CT. The Arts Magnet School in that city planned a production of August Wilson’s 20th century classic “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” until the district’s Superintendent, David Snead, tried to pull the plug because the play’s characters use the word “nigger”.
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