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2005

Rove's speech in the context of McCarthyism

06/29/05

In the 1950s, the right wing attacked liberals for being Communists. In 2005, Karl Rove has attacked liberals for being therapists. Thus is born a kinder and gentler form of McCarthyism. ... The McCarthyites' real enemies were not Communists but the New Deal liberals who had dominated American politics for 20 years. The McCarthy crowd was willing to divide the nation at a time of grave international peril if that's what it took to beat the liberals. Rove's instantly famous speech last week to the New York state Conservative Party should be read in light of this history and not be written off as a cheap, one-time partisan attack. On the contrary, the address by Rove, President Bush's most important adviser, provides the outlines of a sophisticated strategy aimed at making liberals and Democrats all look soft on terrorism...

//www.startribune.com/stories/1519/5480961.html

from Minneapolis Star Tribune, by E.J. Dionne Jr.


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp
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