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Harry Reid: A McCarthy for Our Time
National Review Online, by Victor Davis Hanson

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 4/24/2014 9:32:14 AM

We should ask Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) the same question once posed to Senator Joseph McCarthy by U.S. Army head-counsel Robert N. Welch: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” Reid is back in the news for denigrating the peaceful supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, a popular critic of the Bureau of Land Management policy, as “domestic terrorists.” McCarthy in the 1950s became infamous for smearing his opponents with lurid allegations that he could not prove, while questioning their patriotism. Reid has brought back to the Senate that

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That no one from the dem side speaks out says a lot about them.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Policom, 4/24/2014 9:38:54 AM     (No. 9822887)

There´s a big difference. One thought he was protecting America the other one is protecting his bank account.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/24/2014 9:43:56 AM     (No. 9822894)

I disagree. McCarthy was right on most issues and Congress is now full of progressive/communists and so is Hollywood.
Reid has numerous Bills that he refuses to put to a vote.
If there was a vote on the budget, the game of "continuing resolutions" and the theater of the dems would end.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mc squared, 4/24/2014 9:59:02 AM     (No. 9822914)

I´ve already used up all my adjectives and nouns when describing the current bunch of Progressives. To post them again would be repetitive.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JimS, 4/24/2014 10:11:00 AM     (No. 9822927)

He is safe from slander and libel lawsuits as long as he spouts his scummy lies about the Koch bothers, Romney, and others while on the Senate floor. There, the law protects him, nd he cannot be sued no matter what preposterous lies he spews. He is a coward, hiding behind that protection. And, of course, the LeftMedia will never report the fact that statements made on the floors of Congress are immune to slander and libel lawsuits.
But sooner or later, he will forget where he is, and say those calumnous lies in public. And when he does, I hope he is sued for everything he owns.
This excuse for a man is the lowlest scum of the earth.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXspyder, 4/24/2014 10:13:37 AM     (No. 9822932)

Want to know more about this jackwagon?

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/04/24/harry_reids_long_steady_accretion_of_power__wealth.html

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RancherJack, 4/24/2014 10:15:51 AM     (No. 9822937)

OMG, Victor!! You said that with your Outside Voice!!

Harry Reid is evil personified.

Joe McCarthy was right!!

Vic, what are you smoking?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Smart11344, 4/24/2014 12:42:47 PM     (No. 9823192)

Remember how Mitt Romney was demonized for being a Mormon? I beleive despicable Reid is one, too. Wonder which of these two men tithe the required 10% of their eatrning to their church? To me, Reid makes me have the equivalent of being anti-semetic towards Mormons.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bugger, 4/24/2014 12:58:47 PM     (No. 9823218)

It really bothers me when conservatives act as though Joe McCarthy was some kind of whacked out zealot and use the term McCarthyism just like the libtards. Joe McCarthy was right, he´s since been vindicated.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 4/24/2014 4:52:49 PM     (No. 9823576)

Funny how the Left never mentions that JFK was friends with McCarthy, and RFK worked for him.

Hanson makes some good points, but doesn´t say that McCarthy was correct on many things.

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