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Straitjacket of political correctness just got a little tighter in Denver…

denver boone

... and that jacket is yours, too...

Yes, Denver is not the only loony bin.  And there is a straitjacket with your name on it, wherever you live.  Even worse, the phrase of the day is: Tighten that  jacket, schnell! 

Political correctness: what is it, exactly?  Hard to say.  It's a lot like pornography, as described by Supreme Court justice Potter Stewart in 1976: hard to define, but you sure know how to identify it when you see it.

The  cartoon mascot for the University of Denver, designed by a Disney Studios alumnus, has been deemed too offensive.  Why?  Because it is too non-inclusive and too representative of the hegemony exercised for far too long by white Christian males on the North American continent.

What does this have to do with Cuba?  Everything.  Political correctness is a means of control.

Castrogonia is the land of ultimate political correctness. It's a virus that devastated that island.  As detailed in a post from yesterday, the vocabulary itself  in that giant slave plantation has to conform to a very strict ideology, creating a stifling atmosphere of "correctness" that ultimately leads to absurdity.  Correctness inhibits expression, and is intended to prevent free thought.  It's a straitjacket for the mind and soul.  George Orwell spelled out its insidious effects in his novel 1984.  Anyone who has lived in Castrogonia knows that Orwell actually underestimated the appalling toll that political correctness takes on those forced to bow to it.

We are most definitely heading in the same direction here in the USA.  Prove it, you say?  Look no further than this news story.

I suppose the Yale bulldog is next in line, along with the Georgia bulldog, and the one at Georgetown.  After all, they are unnatural creatures, the end result of unethical genetic engineering, bred with nothing but cruelty in mind, with the express purpose of terrorizing bulls.  They offend PETA.  They all have such unnaturally big heads that they can't pass through their mother's birth canal and have to be delivered by C-section.  Their faces and noses are so aberrant and unnatural that they all have breathing problems.  They cost too much and can only be owned by those with too much disposable income.   And they are way too WASP.  Only the English could have produced such a monstrosity,  and only at the very same time that they were colonizing one third of the planet, with nothing but racist, sexist, homophobic, and islamophobic hegemony in mind.

Bulldogs are the epitome of political incorrectness.  Give them a chance, and they will all give you the Nazi "Sieg Heil" salute, from the moment that they are ripped from their mother's womb by a capitalist, country-club golf-addicted  veterinarian.  Or they will tear the sheets off  your bed and hobble to the nearest Klan meeting, snorting and drooling most unnaturally all the way.

sieg_heil

Oh... one more thing....  Political correctness has nothing to do with real justice or sensitivity.  The very same folks offended by Denver Boone the mascot,  or Li'l Adolph the bulldog, above, most probably laughed their heads off when they saw this cartoon:

oliphant

 

Daniel Boone-like mascot for Denver college deemed offensive by administration

Is a cartoon-like college mascot reminiscent of Daniel Boone -- right down to the legendary coonskin cap -- racist, sexist or otherwise offensive?

Officials at the University of Denver seem to think so. They’ve announced they won’t reinstate “Denver Boone,” who was retired in 1998 as mascot for the UD Pioneers, despite calls to bring him back.

Boone originally had been replaced by a red-tailed hawk named “Ruckus” but the bird never soared high with the student body and was scrapped in 2007, leaving the school without a mascot. Fast forward and the school decided to put together a committee last spring to determine the new mascot, but Boone was not even considered.

“Boone was a polarizing figure that did not reflect the growing diversity of the UD community, but rather was an image that many women, persons of color, international students and faculty members found difficult to relate to as defining the pioneering spirit,” Chancellor Robert Coombe said in a March letter to the school community.

More depressing details HERE.

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