Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
There is a new book out on McCarthy "Shooting Star" by Tom Wicker (a former NY Times reporter). There is also a nice review of it and a discussion of his career in the latest issue of the NY Review of Books.

I watched the Army McCarthy hearings on TV when I was a kid and the comparison to much of what we are seeing now is unsettling. The difference is that McCarthy was essentially a lone actor while now large portions of the government are being used undermine democracy.

Policies not Politics
---- Daily Landscape

by rdf (robert.feinman@gmail.com) on Thu May 25th, 2006 at 08:55:21 AM EST

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