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Irony? Beyond Irony.

Joseph McCarthy, 1950: “”I have here in my hand a list of 205 people that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party…”

David Corn, 2006: “There’s a list going around. Those disseminating it call it “The List.” It’s a roster of top-level Republican congressional aides who are gay….I have a copy…”

Corn goes on to say proudly he’s not going to publish his lift. McCarthy didn’t publish his “list” either.


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