Seventy-seven people joined us for our “Explore the Evidence” Community Breakfast on March 19 at the Wayzata Country Club. We investigated the political correctness movement (Bias-Free Language) through the topic “America Reshaped: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Political Correctness.” It was especially challenging for everyone to make it safely to the breakfast following the surprise morning snow storm!
Executive director Joe Komarek intentionally made himself a scapegoat by using several “politically incorrect” terms during his opening remarks, and allowed the audience to take him to task for his numerous faux pas. It was all in good fun, and they were very gracious toward Joe in their corrections. For the purpose of illustration, Joe employed outdated terminology, including: