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Political correctness gone wild … in fact, it’s Kung-Fu Fighting

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I came across a story today that is simultaneously funny and infuriating.

Some poor guy in the UK has been arrested for performing the 1974 disco song “Kung Fu Fighting” at a pub on the Isle of Wight because somebody complained the song was racist. That’s right — arrested.

Here’s the story and here’s videotape of the song itself:

Is the Kung-Fu Panda next?

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Since 2010, Rob Nikolewski has covered New Mexico politics and investigated fraud, waste and abuse in government. He also writes an opinion column in the Sunday editions of the Santa Fe New Mexican. Rob joined New Mexico Watchdog after 20 years in television as a sports anchor and reporter. He anchored at MSNBC, New York City, Boston, Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Reno and Boise, winning three regional Emmy awards along the way. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University, a master's in public administration from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Trinity University in San Antonio.