The Elderly Man and the Sea? Test Sanitizes Literary Texts. This article is a deep disturbing story and, I feel, a must read. What the State of New York is doing is a travesty. When I was 12 I was reading such books. And these tests are designed for graduating high school seniors? What on Earth does New York think of 18 year old minds in the state?
Political Correctness is a cancer and it must be stopped. It is certainly true that many people use language and action to oppress other people but this type of insipid, insulting, demeaning and patronizing behavior is worse than any crime political correctness intended to prevent.