Originally published October 24 2015
Mexican food is now politically incorrect: University apologizes for serving Mexican food, but Irish and Italian meals are still acceptable
by L.J. Devon, Staff Writer
(NaturalNews) The type of people being manufactured in today's politically correct, nanny state culture are a bunch of soft, thin-skinned, easily-offended dependents who often have no idea how to balance a budget or change the oil in their cars. After spending 12 years in the public education system, many students flock to college with no financial plan, and often for degrees that have no realistic job markets. After hiding out in their institutions for four or more years, 85 percent of college seniors plan to move back in with their parents.
The only skill many of these pampered college clones and manipulative deadbeats have is how to coerce other people into paying their bills and giving them free stuff. Their strongest social skill might be their ability to whine and complain about how they aren't being treated fairly. So many want to be treated equal; however, the fact of the matter is, life is not fair. Everything isn't going to be handed to them on a silver platter and every word isn't going to be phrased perfectly to please them.
Of course, there are responsible, well-educated adults who grab the bull by the horns and take responsibility for their lives. There are people who aren't so easily offended — those who don't expect to live in some politically correct utopia, for instance — but these people are getting more difficult to come by.
The strengths of the culture are disintegrating because it is becoming politically incorrect to speak the truth and to hold others accountable for their actions. People have become so afraid of offending or discriminating against other people. Politeness is turning into suppression of speech where people are finding new ways to be offended for the very differences that make us all unique individuals. Political correctness is a trap to destroy individuality, freedom of thought and truthful speech.
College campus controversy erupts: Mexican food deemed culturally insensitivePolitical correctness is on full display at Clemson University. Apparently, students can no longer serve Mexican food or throw Mexican-themed parties on campus because they are now deemed discriminatory and offensive to Mexican culture.
The university's usual "Maximum Mexican" night, which featured Mexican sombreros, balloons, hot peppers and tacos had been Clemson students' favorite event for many years. This year, however, misplaced political correctness took hold. The insanity started on Twitter, with two students calling the party a "#CUlturallyInsensitive" event.
One college kid spouted, "Our culture isn't a costume and we will not be mocked!"
Another deranged complainer, Amanda A, posted: "Really @ClemsonUniv?! @ClemsonPrez I thought your focus was #Diversity #CUFiestaFiasco #CUlturallyInsensitive"
One student wrote back on Twitter, saying, "I'm offended that you're offended. #CUfiestafiasco."
Dr. Dough Hallenbeck, Clemson University's Senior Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, agreed with the complaining students, blasted the event, and apologized for its "flattened cultural view of Mexican culture."
"It is the mission of University Housing & Dining to create supportive and challenging environments that enrich and nourish lives. We failed to live out our mission yesterday, and we sincerely apologize," Hallenbeck said.
He stated further that the university "will continue to work closely with [its] food service provider to create dining programs that align with Clemson University's core values."
The campus had previously hosted other distinguished, culturally-themed events like the "Low Country BBQ Bash," the "Italian Night" and even St. Patrick's Day-themed affairs, but the future of these celebrations could now be in jeopardy as the politically correct, culture equality police takes over, complicating and suppressing every last "discriminatory" idea.
A senior at Clemson named Austin Pendergist couldn't believe that the Mexican-themed event was coming under attack. "This is something that Clemson Dining has done for years without any sort of backlash. People love the cultural nights in the dining halls," Pendergist said. "What's next? Are they going to take away all potato based food as to not offend students from Irish decent? Remove the stir fry station so Asian-American students don't feel as if they are being misrepresented? When does it end?"
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