Be careful what kind of anti-Communist you are
Conservative histrionics about 'Communism' are part of a broader anti-democratic turn
The contemporary reactionary right has Communism on the brain. Like Senator Joseph McCarthy before them they see the spectre of Marxism lurking in every school, college, university, workplace, newspaper or government agency.
Yet whereas Senator McCarthy pursued his paranoid anti-communist campaign during the height of the Cold War, today’s reactionaries …