What IS Political Correctness, Anyway?

Season 1 Ep 106/21/2016

The idea of “political correctness” is a huge headache for pretty much everyone. The right seems to throw the term around as a smokescreen of blame for anything they don’t like to hear. And marginalized groups who protest bigotry are dismissed for being “too pc.” What does political correctness mean and how is it used? And - in the end - is it really just about not being an asshole?