Left wing Do-gooders
who believe that any diversion from their infantile world view should be countered not with reasoned debate or compromise, but with ad hominen
attacks. Typically they silence discussion with epithets such as "racist
" or "homophobe
" because they know that they would not survive long in a fair debate using Facts and Logic.
In the UK in the nineties, the rise in cases of HIV
was mainly due to African immigrants diagnosed once they had arrived. Doctors tried to bring this to the attention of the health authorities but were called racist
by the PC Brigade
and forced to spin the story that it was due to unsafe sex by promiscuous
britons, so failing to tackle the problem.
(Noun) (Abbr. Political Correctness Brigade) (Chiefly British)
A smug, knee-jerk, ill-defined catch-all word that is overused by closet racists, sexists, homophobes and bigots to describe anyone who dares to challenge their hate speech with the values of respect and common human decency.
Synonyms: See tags
Antonyms: Users of the word
Many people of the 1930s: "Herr Hitler's such a nice man. All the PC Brigade does is moan about him for no reason."