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The “Cleansing” of Language: In Defense of Certain Words

Rahm Emanuel had his head handed to him a few weeks ago when he referred to one of his political enemies as “retarded.”  Sarah Palin wanted him fired.  Rahm apologized (http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/clips/rahm-emanuel/1199682/) and managed to hold onto his job. There is currently a campaign afoot promoted by the Special Olympics Committee to have people take a […]

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