Saturday, November 21, 2015

The poisonous seduction of the demonising of whole classes of people

This is no time for people who oppose Senator McCarthy's methods to keep silent.

Politicians, journalists and their paymasters would do well to heed Edward R. Murrow, who repeatedly inveighed against the extremism of Congressional McCarthyism.

The demonisation of Muslims, Syrians, refugees, [pick a categorisation for your discrimination of choice] is poisonous and destructive.