Tide of Hysteria

December 1980
National Review;12/12/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p1495
The article comments on the theme of the recruiting and fundraising message of the American Civil Liberties Union in 1980. It argues against the accusation by the union that the Moral Majority is lusting to capture the power of government to promote religious and political orthodoxy. It also examines the implications of the message of the union for Christians and Jews in the country. It comments on the failure of the union to abide by its image as defender of civil liberty. It contends that the union, with its biased message, is a bogus civil libertarian.


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