Sunday, August 16, 2015

New Progress in the Politics of Language: The Washington Post Has Transformed Illegal Alien Felons in Custody into “Undocumented Detainees”

By Nicholas Stix

“Ms. Wiggins uses the term ‘illegal immigrants’ in her article, but whoever adds in the title changed it to ‘undocumented detainees,’ even though we are referring to people who have literally just been incarcerated and presumably have reams of documentation on and about them. Such is the violence political correctness does to the English language.”

[“‘Immigrant Rights’ Protesters Make Their Pro-Criminal Stand Explicit” at VDARE. (If you hit the link to the previous blog item, you already read it.)]

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