British agency helpfully decides on Muslims’ behalf that “Three Little Pigs” is offensive
posted at 1:52 pm on January 23, 2008 by Allahpundit
I love these stories, and I especially love this one since we have a precedent that’s on point. No Muslims are quoted in the piece; the alleged offensiveness is simply presumed as a preemptive gesture of goodwill that ends up having the opposite effect. But don’t take my word for it: Revisit this post from March and note the imam’s comments. Too old? How does this one from last week grab you? Like I said, the ultimate aim of “tolerance” enforcement is to move on its own initiative, without the behest of any aggrieved citizen. Here’s another baby step towards Skynet becoming, as it were, self-aware.
The best part:
They also warned that the story might “alienate parts of the workforce (building trade)”.
The judges criticised the stereotyping in the story of the unfortunate pigs: “Is it true that all builders are cowboys, builders get their work blown down, and builders are like pigs?”