National Affairs: Censure upon Censure

This week Utah's Republican Senator Wallace Bennett took up where the Watkins committee left off and authored a resolution proposing the censure of Joe McCarthy for behavior in the very recent past. The Bennett resolution said that Joe's reference to the Watkins committee as a Communist "handmaiden" and his description of the Senate censure debate as a "lynch bee" were "contrary to good morals and senatorial ethics and tend to bring the Senate into dishonor and disrepute, to obstruct the constitutional processes of the Senate and to impair its dignity." Bennett's conclusion: "Such...

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