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Some worry Trump presidency could bring end to political correctness

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With Donald Trump winning the presidential election is has a lot of people wondering if being politically correct is a way of the past now that the people have chosen a president-elect who some say has no filter.

University of Michigan Professor Christopher Kowal is concerned about the future,

"The respect, I think that the respect issue is something I am very nervous about," Kowal said.

The political science teacher said the deviation from political norms is a part of Trump's appeal. However, he wonders what kind of impact his presidency will have on women and minorities.

"I have a 4-year-old daughter and I absolutely want to make sure that she knows and feels confident in her environment and in a community that reinforces that she is able to do anything she sets her mind to," Kowal said.

Students at U of M had much different opinions when it comes to being careful about what you say, especially in high office.

"I think people are sometimes afraid to say what they think. We have freedom of speech, so you shouldn't be afraid to say it," said Julie Sandee, student.

Kowal said he is not troubled with Trump's swearing, but his candor on the campaign trail. He said he isn't sure if the country will follow suit and put an end to political correctness.

"We are a community of respect. There is a lot of people that have fought very hard for that equal voice. I just want to make sure that that equal voice is maintained," Kowal said.

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