Posts tagged "mccarthyism"

Who You Calling a Terrorist?

In Peter King's world, the battle has only two sides and only one winning strategy. by Amy Levin and Abby Ohlheiser  Lately media outlets have been telling us what Americans believe, from how much we think we should be taxed, to how much we like Muslims. Even how (much) we believe in God. What Pew or...

New McCarthy Era?

Despite disastrous ratings declines, Glenn Beck continues to be hard to ignore.  Lately he's taken to "red-baiting" the president, as Media Matters and others report.  Since the rise of the Tea Party and Beck's history professorship -- but since the election really -- commentators have been asking what's behind the Right's demonization...