While I do not exactly elevate McCarthy to sainthood, many mistake his hearings with the doings of the House UnAmerican Activities Committee. Those were the ones who used publications like Red Channels, rumor, innuendo, etc to destroy careers.
One of the biggest problems that conservatives have in this country is that we're far too willing to support people who mock, despise and hate us. They tell the world we're awful people and then we turn right around and put money in their pockets and help them become bigger stars. Meanwhile, conservative celebrities are afraid to support Republican candidates or speak up for conservatism because they know the Left will unleash a tsunami of hysteria on them. In other words, there may be a lot more conservatives than there are liberals, but celebrities can get away with criticizing us,...
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