Disclaimer: I consider myself a moderate progressive. I believe in gender equality, racial justice and free speech. It’s important you remember that, because this piece contains keywords and ideas that radical progressives really, really hate.
Last year Jerry Seinfeld, possibly the world’s most politically correct comedian, made headlines for his criticism of how society was heading towards an unrealistic expectation of politeness. Political correctness — a worn out buzz term at the very least — had gotten so extreme that even Seinfeld was on the receiving end of complaints, mostly from millennials who were angry over some of the material in Seinfeld’s act.