Thursday, June 20, 2013

Calling out a McCarthyite -- without mentioning Joe

RtO is far from the only observer to have noted that Texas senator and (as Wonkette puts it, Canada anchor baby) Ted Cruz uses the Joe McCarthy playbook.

He's prettier than McCarthy and not, so far as I know, a drunk, so he might turn out to be more dangerous.

Here is a devastating critique of Cruz's immigration stance that lays out the McCarthyite tactics, although Professor Professor Stephen Lubet is too polite or judicious to use the M-word.

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