Political correctness ruins everything that it comes into contact with. And if a story that’s making waves on social media involving a model and television personality is true, security at America’s airports is a casualty of political correctness, too.
In a Twitter post published Dec. 10, Daisy Fuentes Marx, a former MTV VJ and current Telemundo star, complained that she underwent scrutiny by the Transportation Security Administration at an airport, but a Muslim woman in line with her did not.
And the frustration in Fuentes’ post is clear.
“The fact I HAVE to remove my sweater (which was only covering a tank top), but the woman in front of me was NOT required to remove any part of her full burka or head wrap (which covered her entire head & face) is absolute bulls—,” Fuentes wrote on Twitter.
“How are we all ok with this?” she asked.
This situation sounds like political correctness at its finest. Obviously, a burqa that covers one’s entire head and face is more concealing and hides more potential danger than a sweater.
Judging by Fuentes’ description, it’s seems as though airport security, by not addressing the burqa, wanted to avoid being politically incorrect.
The TSA’s website suggests agents have discretion when dealing with “head coverings and other religious, cultural or ceremonial items” worn during screening.
“Persons wearing head coverings, loose fitting or bulky garments may undergo additional security screening, which may include a pat-down. … If an alarm cannot be resolved through a pat-down, you may ask to remove the head covering in a private screening area,” the agency says.
Fuentes’ frustration is understandable. It sure seems like a double standard was in play here.
One man responded by trying to make the disgusting argument that women must cover themselves to avoid sexual assault.
“If the women didn’t cover themselves, the bad men will have sexual desire on them and sometimes they will get ready to rape the women,” he tweeted.
If the women didn't cover themselves, the bad men will have sexual desire on them and sometimes they will get ready to rape the women. Daisy this is the protection tips for every woman from God. He has mentioned it in the Quran
— Ashik Ihsan (@Ashik56405537) December 10, 2018
Fuentes shot back by bluntly saying women don’t have to cover themselves.
“No, women do not have to cover themselves. This is the kind of thinking that must not be tolerated. It’s dangerous & reprehensible,” she tweeted.
WOW. WTF?! No, women do not have to cover themselves. This is the kind of thinking that must not be tolerated. It’s dangerous & reprehensible. If your God tells you to rape women if they’re not covered up you’re a rapist, delusional & clearly following the wrong God. https://t.co/8C6IBERb5o
— Daisy Fuentes Marx (@DaisyFuentes) December 10, 2018
“If your God tells you to rape women if they’re not covered up you’re a rapist, delusional & clearly following the wrong God,” Fuentes added.
Of course, the TSA and airport security aren’t the only issues touched by political correctness.
This Christmas season, classics like “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” have been under siege by liberals. The left’s PC culture is also affecting television shows, sports and civil discussion.
It’s safe to say that political correctness has gone too far and must be stopped.