Police the language and the mind will follow: State Department says, watch your mouth
Sanitizing speech isn’t only that. It’s every bit as much a form of mind control. Long an insidious tactic of the left, that official agencies now so frequently and callously take up the cause should be a real warning to people.
All this nonsense flies right in the face of the First Amendment and no one seems to give a damn, or they fear being attacked, or ostracized if they speak out. That’s the definition of stifling liberty. Story via Fox News. Image via ShutterStock.
State Department: ‘Hold down the fort,’ other common phrases could be offensive
Watch your mouth — everyday phrases like “hold down the fort” and “rule of thumb” are potentially offensive bombshells.
At least according to the State Department.
Chief Diversity Officer John Robinson penned a column in the department’s latest edition of “State Magazine” advising readers on some rather obscure Ps and Qs.