An impressive reaction

Excessive political correctness simply gives extreme forces and the preachers of populist fearmongering more voters and fans. This was illustrated quite clearly in the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency. Middle and working-class Americans were scared for their jobs and over whether they would be able to afford their children's tuition fees at the country's overpriced colleges. The elite was not just deaf to their agony, but completely out of touch with the "other" America. Bound to powerful minorities, it dealt with political issues that were of interest to the few. It is ludicrous to even try to explain why schools should have gender-neutral toilets to a person earning a minimum wage and convinced that nothing better will come around because of globalization.

There are certain politicians here in Greece making the same mistakes - and we will pay for it....

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