Alpern at Large: How Political Correctness obstructs Robust Debates

By: Ken Alpern, Chair

ALPERN AT LARGE-Ours is a society that is so obsessed with being politically correct that it has forgotten how to be factually correct.  The Peter Pans of our society that just hate growing up have done an excellent job of shutting down the grownups, and the "open-minded" and "free speech" crowd has done an equally-great job of shutting down those who dare to disagree with them...leaving us to wonder when being "open minded" is actually just plain "idiotic".

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Ken Alpern chairs The Transit Coalition and is a LA Westside Village Zone Director and Boardmember of the Mar Vista Community Council. The views expressed in this article are solely those of Mr. Alpern.