Reasons Why South Park Is Inhumane

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“The people screaming on this side, and the people screaming on that side are the same people. And it’s okay to be somewhat in the middle, laughing at both of them”. These are the words of Trey Parker, the co-creator of the adult animated television show South Park. The show is known for tackling all kinds of topics and current events, from race, politics, religion and everything in between. Since it’s inception, the series has grown to be a cultural phenomenon. As of writing this, the show has produced a jaw-dropping twenty seasons and 277 episodes. South Park is a celebration of free speech, defiantly opposing those who would compromise humor in favor of being politically correct. It’s been nearly two decades since the debut of South Park on Comedy Central. The first episode, "Cartman Gets an Anal Probe" was released on August 13, 1997. Creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone spent three months on the the pilot, meticulously…show more content…
Principal Victoria is replaced with a new character and newcomer to the town, PC Principal. PC Principal is an incredibly aggressive and violent character, hell bent on enforcing political correctness in the school. His Predecessor, Principal Victoria, was let go due to an incident where she referred to rape as a “Hot Cosby”. It might be a valid point of view to be wary of this sort of crass humor, to call it insensitive or in bad taste. PC Principal is a representation of the most radical reaction to this kind of humor. He is a caricature of the worst aspects of the political left, a way for Trey Parker and Matt Stone to make fun of “cry bullies”; those who use the perceived righteousness of a social justice cause as a pretext to abuse others, only to later play the victim when confronted about that abuse. PC Principal makes a point to stand in solidarity with members of oppressed groups by violently assaulting anyone who he views as
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