Joseph McCarthy

It is time to wake up. In different ways many of us have done it, uttered sweeping, dangerous slurs - the "don't be gay" type comment is one I have heard unchallenged far too often. But it is the urgent responsibility of each of us, right now, to be precise about what speech we employ...
'The greatest demagogue Washington has seen since McCarthy,' is how George Packer of the New Yorker describes Texas Senator
MI5 was baffled to discover there were no records of Charlie Chaplin's birth when it investigated his alleged communist sympathies