Red-baiting

Posted: 28 November 2009 in Uncategorized
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Clearly, two decades after the end of the Cold War, red-baiting has not disappeared.

Not in the United States, with claims of socialist healthcare reform and the Republican National Committee’s campaign to devise a set of “core principles” in opposition to Obama’s “socialist agenda.”

And not in Great Britain, with the Economist’s attempt to besmirch the reputation of Catherine Ashton, the EU’s new foreign minister, for her membership in—of all things—the Campaign for a Nuclear Disarmament.

 

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