The Emmanuel Goldstein of the 20th and 21st centuries, political correctness is a multi-headed hydra that is supposedly dedicated to destroying Western civilization and squees everywhere.

Usually, a politically correct person is who dares to point out racism, homophobia or sexism and/or uses inclusive language (i.e. African-American, et al). You may think that the former is admirable and the latter well-intentioned, if a bit silly, but most right-wing pundits don't think so.

That's probably because after the 1960s, right-wingers everywhere decided that the best way to get people on their side was to pretend to be oppressed by PC fascist goons who were in league with the Soviet Union.

The only good kind of politically correct language is the type used by armies and CEOs, such as "collateral damage" instead of "massacred civilians"; "ethnic cleansing" instead of "wanton genocide", "creative accounting" instead of "fraud", and "corporate shrinkage" instead of "firing lots of workers to save money."

You can fight the seven-headed politically correct hydra by speaking without thinking, never learning from your mistakes and refusing to back down or apologize.
Anne is so politically correct! I can't believe she got mad at me for calling her a 'n*gg*r b*tch'!!!1

Political correctness will destroy our nation! Somehow!
by PC Goon December 12, 2010
Often, the biggest defenders of free speach are the liberals. In the case of political correctness (PC) the liberals are killing the 1st amendment. PC is an idea to replace everything that could be considered "ofensive" (whether they are or not) with a more complicated term that may or may not be more offensive (midget-vertically challanged/dwarf or retarded-mentally challanged). Some of the most used PC terms are racial (African American, Hispanic American, Caucasian American, Native American etc)Why can't we all just be Americans?
political correctness is really idiotic way to make sure no one ever has a reason to be angry about anything. Half the time anger brings upon social reform. Alot like Newspeak. PC also makes it almost imposible to give a personel opinion. The Nazis also used a form of PC (they "dealt with the Jewish problem")
Black-African American
Beaner-Hispanic American
White-Caucasian American
Asian-Asian American
Retard-Mentally Challanged
Fat-Obese
Midget/short-Verticall Challanged
Queer-Homosexual
Straight-Hetrerosexual
Fired-Laid Off/Let Go
Chopping-Downsizing
by northendwhitetrash July 02, 2007
I won't mention the examples that people gave. Basically, it's something that PC came up with to make people feel...less paranoid about their surroundings. However, even if you use the "right" terms, people will still get mad at you.
Me: Hey, you know that James kid? I heard that he's gay.
Friend: Hey, he's not gay. He's different.
Me: Oh, yeah, that's nice. Good job, dumbass...hey, look at that fat kid.
Friend: He's not fat, he's horizontally challenged.
Me: Dude, shut up. It's not gonna make him feel any better by calling him that. If you're that stupid to use "political correctness," then I'm sorry, but you need to go kill yourself.
by Torkey September 21, 2006
Political Correctness - The ideal that forces people, through peer-pressure, to use certain words or act in a certain way as to not cause offence to anyone.

Taking the idea of equality to the extreme.

Often championed by the BBC, who not only use politically correct terms, but often use the "token black man/token female" in many programmes and features.

A tool frequently used by New Labour.

The eradicator of free-speech.

The root of everything that is wrong with society today.
A shot-arse is not "physically challenged", he/she is a short arse.
A dumbass is not "mentally challenged", he/she is a dumbass.
A binman is not a "refuse collector", he/she is a binman.
A postman is not a "letter carrier", he/she is a postman.
The loser in a boxing match did not "finish second place", he/she lost!

Political Correctness is a plague on modern society.
by Manx Bloke June 15, 2007
A stupid, wannabe-proper way of life that has just about ruined this country. It puts a stain on the good liberal name. PC people just do not understand the true ethical way of life. They just cower at home and tell younger people not to do things and try to completely brainwash them with a bunch of crappy bullshit about weed and other drugs, plus alcohol. PC people take part in so many protests and rallies that you just want to get a rifle and shoot their asses.
Political correctness includes:

1. Euphemistic language

2. Whining your ass off about a tiny issue like a sports' teams mascot.

3. Any group of people who whine about everything.
by John Gittings April 15, 2007
A word used to describe the decay of commonsense.
PC dude: You are black, that makes you African-American.

Black dude: I moved here from England...

PC: What do I know? I love Political Correctness!
by AnonymousMon January 17, 2008
Political Correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a
delusional, illogical, Marxist (Politically Correctly called liberal) minority and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
The Politically Correct term for Politically Correct is sensitive.

Facts are Politically Incorrect, that is why we need Postmodern "thinking", that is lying elevated into a form of art.

Political Correctness has successfully outsourced censorship to private enterprises.
by Raymond Watts May 02, 2011
Political correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority and rapidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of shit by the clean end.
It is not showing political correctness to call a mentally challenged individual "retarded".
by iHawkCawk May 01, 2011

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