Fourth, did McCarthy's tactics advance the cause of anti-Communism by one iota? No.
Sorry, but having one's heart in the right place only counts for liberals.
Didn't you read Pat's comment, that they were all thrown out in 1952 with Joe leading the charge?
So is it your point that he should have kept quiet about Communist spying at the highest levels of the U.S. government? Who else was out there advancing the cause of anti-communism?
. . . Her gutsy decision to argue the case for the most hated enemy of the American Establishment shows true grit and an instinctive sense that the Right cannot, must not, cede the writing of history to its adversaries.
Commercial journalism is the profession of using mass media for influence and profit; its claims of objectivity are self-serving and utterly fatuous.McCarthy was . . . a better patriot and man than . . . those who turn their backs on him today because the social price of saying a kind word over his grave would be too high.
Ann makes the point that the "McCarthyism" "
scollarship" propaganda is all based on secondary sources written by McCarthy's enemies rather than on primary sources.
The objectivity of journalism is bunk--and to the extent that "Journalism is the first draft of history," Henry Ford was precisely right about history.
Is that the shoe that fits??
Ann Coulter is a public defender who believes that if the verdict of history is a lie, she will appeal it till hell freezes over. And conservatives should be filing amicus briefs, not hiding in the tall grass.
The Emperor's New Clothes
and the "Dumb" BlondeSlander beguiled
the wisest child;
no cry of "Treason" made he.
Yet truth be told,
the truth was told--
and by a FOXy lady.