McCarthy invented the Multiple Lie — the lie with so many tiny gears and fragile connecting rods that reason exhausted itself in the effort to combat it.

Richard H. Rovere (1915-1979) American journalist
“The Frivolous Demagogue,” Esquire (Jun 1958)

On Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Added on 26-Oct-10 | Last updated 26-Oct-10
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