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Rush H. Limbaugh III

Liberal educational and social policies that advocate sensitivity about race and gender issues are often described as “politically correct.” Many people believe that political correctness has become a nationwide movement that advocates censoring opinions and behaviors considered to be offensive to minorities, women, homosexuals, and other groups. In the following viewpoint, Rush H. Limbaugh III asserts that political correctness limits free speech and leads to the victimization of people wrongly accused of racism and bigotry. Moreover, Limbaugh contends, overt offenses against conservatives and white males often go unpunished, allowing reverse discrimination to flourish. Limbaugh is the host of a nationally syndicated radio talk show. The following viewpoint is excerpted from his book See, I Told You So.

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