Major Scare Campaigns Based On Less Than Nothing

Scare campaigns typically have something other than public safety and awareness behind them, and the end result of the campaign rarely justifies the means.

When McCarthy decided to go after the commies among us with his ridiculous Red witch hunt he was doing it for his own benefit, not the country’s, and the source of his power over the American people was his “list” of Communists that had infiltrated the U.S. government.

This list is what he used to strike fear into the hearts of the American people, it started the Red Scare and served as the source of McCarthy’s power- only this Red list didn’t exist:

At first, McCarthy claimed that he had a list of 57 secret commies. Then…

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