One Cheer for Political Correctness

In my elementary school–this was the late 1940s–there was a first-grade teacher named Miss Denny. On her desk was a Denny the Dimwit doll.

 

denny

 

Denny was a comic-strip character. The humor derived from the situations the poor boy would get into.

 

denny doll

 

I see nothing wrong with political correctness that censors our worst insults and stereotyping.

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