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Now For Something Completely Different: John Cleese Speaks His Mind On Political Correctness

Monty Python co-founder and longtime actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer John Cleese takes on political correctness.

The essence of comedy is being critical, says Cleese, and that means causing offense sometimes. But we shouldn’t protect everyone from experiencing negative emotions by enforcing political correctness, he says.

While receiving 20,000 thumbs up. The video has only triggered and oppressed 186 people with thumbs down votes.

Oh and there’s a a penguin on the telly. 

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Will Kohler

Will Kohler is a noted LGBT historian, journalist and owner of Back2Stonewall.com. A longtime gay activist, Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced in notable media venues as MSNBC and BBC News, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story,

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