The difference between ‘mentally challenged’ and ‘retarded’

People tend to get upset when you call something “retarded.” That makes sense. The term is a pejorative one.¬†Nobody wants to make light of those who have a condition that is no fault of their own. But every once in a while something happens that is worthy of the term “retarded.”

Witness the conservative freak out over the new Batman movie. [Read more…]