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And ironically the U.S. went through a similar spasm 50 years ago in 1950 when the term McCarthyism was coined and his ideology was widespread. Indigenous communists, as identified by McCarthy, were far more insidious than actual threats from the USSR and his obssesion caused massive upheavals, legal actions, and convolutions. But hey, who cares if your life is ruined by an ideologue.And ironically the radical right was able to achieve what the radical Muslims never could. Shake the foundations of democracy in the US. But hey, take your shoes off at the airport before getting on a plane.