“The political forum is often the place where new words and phrases are invented to soften the hard truth. But as RT’s Marina Portnaya asks, can the new vocabulary really distract public attention away from urgent issues?” – YT
Could what we have learned to term as ‘politically correct’ actually politically motivated? There is certainly a lot of evidence to show that taking the emotion out of harsh things with ‘fluffy’ words could be happening a lot more than we realize.
What used to be ‘buzz’ words are now a whole slew of ‘softened’ words and phrases that help people *not* attach to the emotions of a situation.