First Little Red Riding Hood’s big bad wolf no longer ate grandma.
Then new versions of the Bible popped up, replacing those horribly discriminatory phrases such as “sons of God” with the gender-neutral and politically correct “children of God.”
Now the PC zealots are setting their beady little eyes – and their big, fat editing pens – on literature’s classic texts.
They are taking the “n” word, and the equally disturbing term “Injun,” out of Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn, according to “Publishers Weekly.”
Both will be replaced by the much more benign and politically correct term “slave.”
Never mind historical context, author’s intent or that the words in the 1880s did not hold the same malice and evil they hold and produce today. Push all that aside and instead mangle the text to make a few crybabies happy.