Re: Amerind an offensive term (was: Early Amerind assimilation

Bryant (
12 Aug 1996 16:32:45 -0600

Joel and Lynn Gazis-Sax wrote:
>> I have found that "politically correct" is most often invoked by
>> persons who believe that freedom of speech also means freedom
>> from rebuke.

Some folks use "politically correct" to describe a position arrived at not by
the pull of evidence, but by the popularity of a position in a given clique.

Campus leftists, not reactionaries like Limbaugh, coined the term, remember.