From the daily archives: Monday, July 20, 2015

Donald Trump’s virulent assault on Sen. McCain is further evidence that he is Joe McCarthy with layered hair.



Who can forget that it was the monstrous Republican Wisconsin senator who  smeared President Eisenhower,  members of Congress and others as “comsymps”  at the height of the Red Scare of the 1950s?  But it did finally contribute a memorable response from Joseph Welch, the grandfatherly lawyer at the Army-McCarthy hearings whose law firm was a member of the alleged red National Lawyers guild.

“Until this moment,” Welsh hurtfully replied to McCarthy at the televised  hearing, “I think I never […]

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Tuesday at his Alma mater in Columbus, Governor John R. Kasich of Ohio will make news when he finally launches his official campaign to be elected president of the United States in 2016.

Even though he makes the official plunge tomorrow, based on how he’s operated over his nearly five years as state CEO, especially how he ducked and evaded questions in his reelection last year about his White House intentions, it’s clear the 63-old chief executive, best known now for his intemperate temper tantrums and abrasive, mean, off-putting personality, has been planning his second run for the White House […]

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