Those with a high proclivity to be offended (PTBO) have a “tendency to view an array of events and/or traditions as offensive.”
They also “are likely to feel that social events or traditions to which they take offense also violate moral or equitable standards,” the study notes.
Basically, they’re easily triggered by anything.
Dr Berneth found that high PTBOs are less productive, because they are constantly worrying about how the organisations they work for are “less fair,” than everywhere else, and they “consume a lot of time complaining about trivial matters.”
Evidently, they also make bad councillors —Eds