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Morning Reads: Domestic Terror Flares Up; Will Corruption Kill VA’s Medicaid Expansion?

At a congressional hearing held 60 years ago today, Joseph Welch was stunned when Senator Joe McCarthy claimed that an attorney at his firm was a Communist.
Morning Reads: Domestic Terror Flares Up; Will Corruption Kill VA’s Medicaid Expansion?
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Via Moyers & Company:

Good morning! At a congressional hearing held 60 years ago today, Joseph Welch, a lawyer representing the US Army, was stunned when Senator Joe McCarthy claimed that an attorney at his firm was a Communist. “Until this moment, Senator, I think I never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness,” said Welch. He then delivered what would become one of the most famous lines in history: “Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last?” It was the beginning of the end of McCarthy’s career.

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