Example:One of the officers who reported Hasan to superiors opined that Hasan was permitted to remain in service because of “political correctness” and ignorance of religious practices. That officer added that he believed that concern about potential discrimination complaints stopped some individuals from challenging Hasan. We are concerned that exactly such worries about “political correctness” inhibited Hasan’s superiors and colleagues who were deeply troubled by his behavior from taking the actions against him that could have prevented the attack at Fort Hood.Answer Question
Answer by scout_mom at 12:29 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by Anonymous at 12:30 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
PC is getting ridiculous!!!!!
Answer by kiansmom0423 at 12:30 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Yes. IMO it has gone too far. You see more and more people unable to understand or just accept that others might disagree with them. It ends up many times in calling one a racist, bigot or ignorant just because of a difference of opinion.
Answer by QuinnMae at 12:31 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
I wouldn't place the blame on PCness, but rather on on our legal system. The legal eagles have all but tied all of our hands and practically gagged our mouths. Look at how COs can only say that you have worked for their establishment.....it's everywhere. Asinine rules and behaviors dictated by the fear of someone suing (and a loss of $$$/reputation). Turning one's head is the path of least resistance. Everyone having to put their fingers in the wounds before declaring that the patient is, in fact, bleeding.
Answer by Sisteract at 12:36 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
I think what caused this is superiors that didn't do their jobs. Forget the extremists beliefs for a minute..the fact that they thought he was PSYCHOTIC and SCHITZOID should have been the FIRST thing they flagged , pulled him and got him a psych eval...
THEN you have someone who has publicly stated extremist ideals towards the USA and the war....
They gave him training , guns and deployment papers.....
They are partially culpable in the crime that took place
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 12:58 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by Raccoon at 1:02 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by hootie826 at 1:51 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by lovinangels at 2:34 PM on Feb. 4, 2011
Answer by Carpy at 2:35 PM on Feb. 4, 2011