Somewhat ironically, this appeared in yesterday's NY Times news email, the daily "This Day In History";
On June 9, 1954, Army counsel Joseph N. Welch confronted Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy during the Senate-Army Hearings over McCarthy's attack on a member of Welch's law firm, Frederick G. Fisher. Said Welch: ``Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?''
While, at the same time, satirist Barry Crimmins was using an image of Joseph McCarthy for his latest post; Politicize this!
As The Garlic wrote last week, Crimmins was retiring from stage performance, so as to concentrate more on his writing, and "Politicize this!" is the first flare sent out of the chute ... Look for more to come ...
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