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Forgotten history is like a rake neglected in the national backyard. Soon enough you’ll return to where you left it, and if you step on its teeth, it'll swing up and hit you in the face. (Above, McCarthy and, at right, a caricature of Rep. Allen West.)

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American fanatics tend to self-destruct Today's right-wing nihilists, led by Elizabeth Cheney, William Kristol and Glenn Beck, are crossing that threshold of decency Today's right-wing nihilists are crossing that threshold of decency.

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