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Being politically correct seems to have the implication of inherent stupidity to many people. Perhaps that stereotype is justified in some respect:
Lake turbine plan hits rough seas
Sailors, waterfront residents oppose wind generators
Jim Lynch / The Detroit News
A Canadian company's plan to place hundreds of wind turbines in Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie has more than a few people on both sides of the border up in arms.
Lynn Kotwicki is one of them. The Royal Oak resident has raced sailboats on Lake St. Clair for years and can't understand why anyone would think it was the right place to generate electricity from wind.
"We've had three races canceled in the last 10 days," she said. "And each time, it was because there was no wind." [read more]