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I haven't checked the authenticity of the following definition but I like it anyway.


What is meant by the modern term referred to as 'POLITICAL CORRECTNESS'..


The definition is found in 4 telegrams at the Truman Library and Museum


in Independence, Missouri. The following are copies of four telegrams


between President Harry Truman and Gen Douglas MacArthur on the day before the


actual signing of the WWII Surrender Agreement in September 1945.. The contents of


those four telegrams below are exactly as received at the end of the war -


not a word has been added or deleted!


(1)Tokyo, Japan 0800-September 1,1945


To: President Harry S Truman


From: General D A MacArthur


Tomorrow we meet with those yellow-bellied bastards and sign the


Surrender Documents, any last minute instructions?


(2)Washington, D C 1300-September 1, 1945


To: D A MacArthur


From: H S Truman


Congratulations, job well done, but you must tone down your obvious


dislike of the Japanese when discussing the terms of the surrender with the


press, because some of your remarks are fundamentally not politically




(3)Tokyo, Japan 1630-September 1, 1945


To: H S Truman


From: D A MacArthur and C H Nimitz


Wilco Sir, but both Chester and I are somewhat confused, exactly what


does the term politically correct mean?


(4)Washington, D C 2120-September 1, 1945


To: D A MacArthur/C H Nimitz


From: H S Truman


Political Correctness is a doctrine, recently fostered by a delusional,


illogical minority and promoted by a sick mainstream media, which holds


forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of


sh!t by the clean end!


Now, with special thanks to the Truman Museum and Harry himself, you and I


finally have a full understanding of what 'POLITICAL CORRECTNESS' really




so now you know:oh yeah:spacer.pngspacer.pngspacer.png



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The contents ofthose four telegrams below are exactly as received at the end of the war -


not a word has been added or deleted!

Harry Truman used the term "Mainstream media"? As opposed to what in 1945???


I call total bullsh*t on this one.



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Yeah the word "Media" is a modern term covering a multitude of ways to convey news these days. In 1945 I reckon the word would have been "Press" & the word "Mainstream" would not have been used nor would "Political Correctness" realistically as I think that is a modernism too.


Just checked Snopes & it is total BS. See Harry S. Truman on Political Correctness Good story though. There will be plenty though that say "Its true, I read it on the internet" spacer.png



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