Do Truth Tellers Need to Run and Hide?


One definition for “political correctness” is cowardice while facing the truth. This story seems to fit that description.

Apparently the website was reporting the truth about the various neighborhoods of Detroit. But, that could not be permitted to stand.

Real estate agents already cannot tell you anything about the neighborhood or run foul of “fair” housing laws. Now it seems also to apply to blogs.

Apply enough pressure and the truth tellers will likely cave and disappear. After all, if you were to tell what a neighborhood is really like you may be called a racist.

A website called Picket Report apparently told too much truth and now they have removed the lifestyle section form their report.

Picket Report was supported by Quicken Loans, which was already caved to other political pressure.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/26/picket-report-homebuying-search-tool-racial-stereotypes_n_1457456.html

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