Party stalwarts are free to adopt whatever resolutions best reflect their beliefs, of course, but they might want to consider a name change, if only to achieve truth in advertising. Rather than “Lincoln Day” celebrations, perhaps it should now be “McCarthy Day.” With his crippling fears and witch-hunt mentality, old Joe would have felt right at home in Idaho Falls. He could have brought along his list of 205 names, 205 known Communists, known illegals, 205 known Republicans in name only and unnatural spouses. He could have conducted hearings and rooted them out, once again saving us from ourselves/William L. Spence, Lewiston Tribune. More here.
Question: Is the Idaho Republican Party embracing the ideology and tactics of infamous Sen. Joe McCarthy?