Comey defends FBI, Trumpers go on frenzied pro-Joe McCarthy crusade

#JoeMcCarthyWasRight started trending on Twitter after Comey mentioned him in a comment defending the FBI.

On Thursday, James Comey, former director of the FBI, started a bit of a Twitter war when he enraged the right with a…

McCarthy was a WI Senator that is most known for his anti-communist crusade during the “Red Scare” in the 1940s and 50s. He led a witch hunt for supposed communists lurking among elected officials, celebrities, intellectuals, and opponents to his political views. His accusations, mostly based on hearsay, cost people their jobs and reputations.