So, as expected, CDC has NOT banned any words

So, as expected, CDC has NOT banned any words

[Ed. – If you heard this before, it’s not true.  It’s some of that “fake news” Americans are getting sick of hearing about.  Bonus: the people who did discuss these words at CDC are career bureaucrats, and their concern was to avoid “triggering” congressional Republicans in budget submission documents.]

If you’re just joining this flap, here’s a short recap: Late last week, it was reported that Trump administration officials at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) had sought to “ban” words they deemed to be controversial, including “transgender” and “fetus.”  This sparked an immediate outcry, as Orwellian censorship rarely plays well with the American people.  The Trump-hostile media were in full throat…

The anti-Trump narrative was “too good to check,” then disintegrated completely when someone finally bothered to check…

Amazing: The “banned” words were never banned, and were dreamed up as part of a list of suggested guidelines for budget documents by career (non-Trump-appointed) bureaucrats who were trying to avoid ‘triggering’ Congressional Republicans through the inclusion of those terms.

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