McCarthy and Labor
AbstractThere is one curious aspect of McCarthy's rise to prominence which has received little attention so far. McCarthy has not yet made the kind of direct attack on the American labor movement which might be expected from a Senator as reactionary and fascist-minded as he is. He has been clever and cagey in this regard, as clever and cagey as he was during the 1946 campaign in Wisconsin when he unseated one of labor's champions, the late Senator Bob LaFollette.
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