On the contrary, it makes life so much easier if everybody around you is afraid to offend you. Your ideas are never challenged. You always get your way, and whenever you don't, you can scream racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, ageism, fascism or whatever you can come up with. The arguments don't have to be rational, in fact, it's better if they aren't, as that makes it even harder to accommodate the blind rage. Throw in compliant courts and institutions that repeat your grievances and you're set for life.
That would make a great book. The Dictionary of the Forbidden. And, you can do a PC version of it, with blank pages.
Grafting and budding are not genetic modification because no genetic characteristics are changed. What you cited, though, points to something important. Intensely selected or cross-bred or hybridized...