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Joe McCarthy | Joseph R. McCarthy | Senator Joseph R. McCarthy | McCarthy
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Ladies and gentlemen, this war in which we are now engaged is not, cannot be, a war between America's two great political parties. As I've often said in the past, certainly the millions of loyal Americans have long voted the Democrat ticket- love America just as much, hate communism just as much as the average Republican.
His real fame came in Wheeling, West Virginia, when during a speech he waved a paper he claimed was a list of 57 Communists working in the US government and also said he had the names of approximately 205 individuals (the 57 were part of this list) who were loyalty and security risks, being either Communists or Communist sympathizers (aka "fellow travelers"). Most of these names came from a list ...
Known for his vicious verbal attacks on his political opponents.