THE CONGRESS: The Closed Mind

Senator Joe McCarthy last week predicted that the U.S. Senate will vote to censure him in the special session scheduled to begin next week. He had a typical McCarthy explanation: "I don't expect more than a very few Senators will go in there with an open mind." In the next breath, he showed that he has one of the closed minds. Said he: "I am not going to defend myself before the Senate. [I am going to] make a record so the American people will know what the Senate is doing."

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