PC vs RC

It’s extraordinary the way the people who complain about political correctness (without which it would still be perfectly acceptable to call a person with Down’s syndrome a Mongol) are the first to get their holy knickers in a twist when someone says something tasteless about religion.

The Italians have a useful phrase in this context: due pesi, due misure (two weights, two measures). It’s fine, in other words, to insult a person, or group of people, or life-style, or accident of birth. Just don’t touch the revealed truth lobby…

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