It’s been 70 years since President Truman ordered his loyalty tests. Now Hollywood has a loyalty test of its own. Seventy years ago this week — on March 21, 1947, to be exact — President Truman issued an executive order that caught some of his most die-hard supporters by surprise. The order, writes Robert Justin Goldstein in Prologue magazine, “required that all federal civil service employees be screened for ‘loyalty.’ [It] specified that one criterion…would be a finding of ‘membership in, affiliation with or sympathetic association’ with any organization determined by the attorney general to be ‘totalitarian, Fascist, Communist or subversive’
There were communists--or more accurately Stalinists, actively involved in espionage and subversion under Moscow´s direction. That´s right, members of the communist party followed orders from Stalin´s henchmen.
Secondly, if a Democrat like Truman felt the it necessary to do this, it must have been pretty bad.
McCarthy had nothing to do with Hollywood. His only task was to investigate government employees. Hollywood was investigated by the democrat-created House Un-American Activities Committee - - and McCarthy was in the Senate!
Besides which - - McCarthy was 100% right - - and these doofuses are 100% wrong.
I´m not sure that everyone finished reading the article before commenting -- and if not, I wouldn´t blame you since he takes forever to take to the point. But the New McCarthyism he is referring to is on the part of libs against Hollywood conservatives.
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