Bill Maher, Guest Go Off on ‘Tedious’ PC Nonsense Popping Up on College Campuses
Bill Maher tonight spoke with The Atlantic‘s Caitlin Flanagan about why college campuses are so sensitive and too politically correct to take a joke these days.
Flanagan wrote a big report on the subject, and told Maher that it’s due to current college kids being “the inheritors of 30 years of identity politics,” splintering off into different groups instead of thinking about the general interest.
There was even one routine she recalled about how there was a comedy routine on campus about a “sassy black friend” and black women in the audience laughed, but white women there found it problematic.
Maher also went off on the University of New Hampshire’s now-taken-down “bias-free language guide,” remarking, “If this didn’t exist, Rush Limbaugh would have to make it up… Why do we have to play these tedious games in 2015?”
Watch the video below, via HBO:
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