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|Today, McCarthy's heirs are slicker and glibber than he ever was, yet their fundamental methods are the same. When Elizabeth Cheney, William Kristol and their media friends slander Justice Department attorneys as the 'al-Qaida 7' and malign the 'Department of Jihad,' they are engaging in the smear tactics that became synonymous with McCarthy.|
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