The similarities — physical and ideological — between Sen. Ted Cruz and the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy are nothing new to regular readers of this blog (see HERE).


But latter-day McCarthyism seems to be spreading of late from Cruz to others in his Republican Party.


Josh Marshall EXPLAINS:



We get it. Republicans don’t like the Affordable Care Act, aka ‘Obamacare’. But over the last few days I’ve noticed a new trend, or at least the frequency of it seems to be increasing. Let’s call it Obamacare McCarthyism, a new intra-Republican political cudgel cued up for the 2014 political

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The similarities — physical and ideological — between Sen. Ted Cruz and the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy are nothing new to regular readers of this blog (see HERE).

But latter-day McCarthyism seems to be spreading of late from Cruz to others in his Republican Party.

Josh Marshall EXPLAINS:

We get it. Republicans don’t like the Affordable Care Act, aka ‘Obamacare’. But over the last few days I’ve noticed a new trend, or at least the frequency of it seems to be increasing. Let’s call it Obamacare McCarthyism, a new intra-Republican political cudgel cued up for the 2014 political

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Read more