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It's Time to See Joe McCarthy For the Hero He Was

DCM in FL Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:03 PM
Watch what names you drop, Mr. name-caller. Hitler, Stalin, Mao Zedone & Pol Pot came from the same basic worldview as you do.
strebor Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 9:23 AM
The COLD WAR is over...Yer side lost.

But a new cold war is underway...and you are part of may get Rumaniaized...

Freshman Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is just the latest in a long series of public figures to be reviled for "McCarthyism" following his recent questioning of Chuck Hagel, President Obama's nominee for secretary of defense. The response? Conservatives have rushed to defend their own against the charge. To understate the case, that's not enough. It's time to debunk McCarthyism itself.

No matter how much evidence vindicating the late Sen. Joe McCarthy comes out, what we call McCarthyism remains anathema in American life. Simply to utter the word is to deep-freeze debate, even thought itself. Even as we learn about the...