Your recent column, "Now the Dems see Russians under every bed," is perfect!
Your column put me back to the late '50s, when Commies were a worry for virtually everyone. The paranoia generated by McCarthyism was especially true for people dealing with classified material.
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For example, my dad would drop into the local tavern on the way home from his research and development job at a nearby U.S. Air Force base. The World Series happened to be the focus in the tavern. Over supper, my dad was grumbling about feeling like a hypocrite, pretending to have an interest in the World Series. In his view, team sports were "just random number generators." However, during that period, displaying a lack of interest in baseball was viewed as un-American, suspicious, a possible Commie weirdo! Seems quaint by today's standard.