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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 08:18 AM

 

Remember when Joe McCarthy claimed there were 57

communists in the state department? He never named a single one either.
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Reply Remember when Joe McCarthy claimed there were 57 (Original post)
Dem4Life1102 Mar 2020 OP
empedocles Mar 2020 #1
Chainfire Mar 2020 #2
no_hypocrisy Mar 2020 #3
mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2020 #4
underpants Mar 2020 #5
appalachiablue Mar 2020 #6
bobbieinok Mar 2020 #7

Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sun Mar 8, 2020, 08:25 AM

1. 'Tail-gunner Joe' of 1950's notoriety, basically self-destructed.

 

[Even though his ghost was still visible, in the NH primary of 1968, to significant anti- LBJ effect . . . where enough voters, assumed they were voting for 'tail-gunner' joe somehow - and actually provided tgjoe's politically opposite Senator Gene McCarthy, with enough votes to depress LBJ].
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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 08:43 AM

2. He would thrive today

 

In either Trump's government, or as a commentator on a conservative TV "news" show.
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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 08:50 AM

3. Move over Mark Meadows. Joe McCarthy would be COS.

 

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sun Mar 8, 2020, 09:12 AM

4. I remember that number from

 

“The Manchurian Candidate.”
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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 09:16 AM

5. Roy Cohn

 

Was the legal aid on McCarthy’s committee. Cohn later saw something special in Trump and was his attack dog lawyer.
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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 09:46 AM

6. Sen. Joe McCarthy (L) with attny. Roy Cohn, Army-McCarthy Hearings 1954

 

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Sun Mar 8, 2020, 09:51 AM

7. It was the Army-McCarthy Hearings that pushed my dad to get a tv

 

Dad (1908-1995) didn't see the need for a tv.

But he listed avidly to the hearings. He loved that kind of back-and-forth arguing.

His friend knew he really liked the hearings and invited him to watch the last part on their tv!

That was it for my dad.
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