Happy 49th, No Sense of Decency!
From the NYT, today is the 49th anniversary of the beginning of the end for Sen. McCarthy, which started with Army counsel Joseph N. Welch confronted Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy during the Senate-Army Hearings over McCarthy’s attack on a member of Welch’s law firm, Frederick G. Fisher. Said Welch to McCarthy,
“Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”