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Death Of A ‘Salesperson’? NY Hits Peak Wokeness

NY Gov. Kathy Hochul

At a glance

  • Gov. Kathy Hochul, who obviously has nothing better to do, signed legislation Aug. 18 replacing the term “salesman” with “salesperson.”
  • “Salesman” was described as “antiquated,” as were pronouns such as “his” and her.”
  • That legislation and other bills signed by Hochul suggest that New York politicians think they can save their decaying state simply by banning certain terminology.

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