The Big Lie

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Over the last fifty years, Republicans and the far-right have developed a series of big lies about Democrats. Some are obvious, such as they are far left. It’s to the point that if Democrats ran Atila the Hun or Adolph Hitler, they would-be Marxist, Communist, Reds. This is a leftover not just of the first Red Scare in the 1920s, but the second one, and Joseph McCarthy. It is also a direct consequence of the Cold War, which Republicans always saw as a great…

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