Congratulations Media Matters for further denigrating public discourse by taking a wholly innocent use of a non-racial term and turning it into a racial issue. But that was not the worst of the week for the language police. Seattle is considering banning the use of the term Brown Bag when referring to workers bringing food to work because it is racially insensitive:
Read his entire, excellent post. Lawyers do write well, and some seem to have retained their souls. Or, perhaps the ones in academia re-grow them, despite the Ivory Tower.
JE post title refers to a simple, joking animal reference that one of my commenters tried to turn into a racial reference. I troubleshot the issue, and it turned out that my keyboard, in fact, held some racist vowels, so I replace those keycaps, to regain political correctness*.
*For the humor impaired, this is called a 'joke'.