One of the most annoying stories flying around the world wide web right now involves a toy pig on a farm and people complaining about political correctness. Just writing that sentence is, in fact, annoying.
But alas, a weird slip-up by a toy store and a very loud UK woman only being identified as "Caroline" have stirred up the xenophobic pot. Who does "Caroline" blame for her child's lost pig from HappyLand Goosefeather Farm? Well, the Jews and Muslims of course!
It's Christmas, so someone has to start talking smack about the "others" who are clearly waging a war on the Christian holiday.
The only problem is it's complete bullshit.
First of all, if you're calling a newspaper to complain that your pig is missing from your toy farm due to Jews and Muslims, yet you won't even give your last name, you shouldn't be allowed to speak. Secondly, if you think speaking in non-offensive terms, or respecting others' religious views should be condemned and you're using "political correctness" as a negative term -- you're a racist.
Now that we have that out of the way, why was that pig missing from HappyLand Goosefeather Farm?
Early Learning Centre, the company that makes the farm, told The Sun: