California: Challenge from the Purple Right

In the Hollywood Palladium, home of Lawrence Welk's champagne music, Dr. Max Rafferty had a few remarks for 1,000 enthusiastic supporters. " Today," he said, "the hydraheaded enemy wears different disguises: the sick mask of obscenity, the wild and raving false face of drug addiction; the sullen mask of subversion; the devilish domino of lawlessness. And so the great wheel of time has come again full circle in our day, and the mantle of our fathers has fallen to our shoulders."

They don't hardly talk that way any more. But Dr. Max Rafferty,...

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