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McCarthyism Quotations

They’ll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the National Anthem.

The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.

Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure.

There is a hate layer of opinion and emotion in America. There will be other McCarthys to come who will be hailed as its heroes.

McCarthyism is Americanism with its sleeves rolled.

No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.

The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its artists and writers to become suspected rather than respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor in depth.