This is Priceless!What is meant by the modern term referred to as ‘POLITICAL CORRECTNESS’..The definition is found in 4 telegrams at the Truman Library and Museumin Independence, Missouri. The following are copies of four telegrams betweenPresident Harry Truman and Gen Douglas MacArthur on the day before the actualsigning of the WWII Surrender Agreement in September 1945.. The contents ofthose four telegrams below are exactly as received at the end of the war - not aword has been added or deleted!(1) Tokyo, Japan0800-September 1,1945To: President Harry S TrumanFrom: General D A MacArthurTomorrow we meet with those yellow-bellied bastards and sign the SurrenderDocuments, any last minute instructions?(2) Washington, D C1300-September 1, 1945To: D A MacArthurFrom: H S TrumanCongratulations, job well done, but you must tone down your obvious dislikeof the Japanese when discussing the terms of the surrender with the press, becausesome of your remarks are fundamentally not politically correct!(3) Tokyo, Japan1630-September 1, 1945To: H S TrumanFrom: D A MacArthur and C H NimitzWilco Sir, but both Chester and I are somewhat confused, exactly what doesthe term politically correct mean?(4) Washington, D C2120-September 1, 1945To: D A MacArthur/C H NimitzFrom: H S TrumanPolitical Correctness is a doctrine, recently fostered by a delusional, illogicalminority and promoted by a sick mainstream media, which holds forth theproposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a piece of shit by the clean end!
Now, with special thanks to the Truman Museum and Harry himself, you and I finally have a full
understanding of what ‘POLITICAL CORRECTNESS’ really means.