If you think our forefathers were concerned about our current frenzy over political correctness, here’s a quote for you:
“Be not intimidated…
nor suffer yourselves to be wheedled out of your liberties
by any pretense of politeness, delicacy, or decency.
These, as they are often used, are but three different names
for hypocrisy, chicanery and cowardice.”
– John Adams
(1735-1826) Founding Father, 2nd US President