But there are far too many cases where P.C. is downright deadly, as it likely was in the death of Justine Damond. As you know, the 40-year-old Australian woman was shot and killed by a cop in Minneapolis. He was the shooter, but political correctness almost surely was an accomplice.
So, yes, we can enjoy a chuckle at the P.C. police, who rigidly try to enforce their laws and punish any malefactors who refuse to play along. But political correctness all too often leads to genuine human suffering.
So, yes, political correctness can be almost comical when it dictates which pronoun is acceptable in polite company or how an illegal alien should be described. Just hearing "personhole cover" can bring a smile to most of us.
Actor and director Clint Eastwood recently said about political correctness, "We are killing ourselves." He didn't mean it literally, but in fact people have died because of this scourge.
The main (textual) topics are:
Feminism and sexist language
The ‘aesthetic alibi’: art or satire is excused from normal rules
Homophobic language penalty (recent case in Rugby)
Gangsta Rap as it enacts racism, misogyny, etc.