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The Return Of McCarthyism: Hysteria In Action On The Right (VIDEO)

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***UPDATE 9/22/09*** I haven't found another embeddable version yet, but sharp-eyed reader Mark points out that you can watch the video here.

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Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh are paving the way for a return of McCarthyism with their hysterical and shrill denunciations of President Obama and his administration as secret Communists and Marxists and Fascists who actually hate America and are trying to destroy it from the inside. Crooks and Liars highlights this well-done video juxtaposing the conspiracy theorists on the right with the disgraced Senator Joseph McCarthy. The result is pretty revealing.

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