No one may speak the truth any more. It may hurt someone’s feelings. You’re betting off letting them die than tell them the truth. This is where crazy political correctness leads.
Connecticut College psychology professor Joan Chrisler is warning against doctors engaging in so-called “medical fat shaming” with their obese patients, which includes, but is not limited to, advising a patient to lose weight. The professor essentially argues that fat patients are told to lose weight by their no-good fat-shaming doctors instead of recommending “CAT scans, blood work, or physical therapy” as they would for “average weight patients.”