Hard to tell parody from reality, isn’t it? The second clip is of course from The Manchurian Candiate — a “docu-drama” by George Axelrod and John Frankenheimer.
These two great talents are no longer with us. Goodness knows what they would make of today’s McCarthy.
That was three years ago. Here’s a clip from just the other day.
Yes it’s long been “Open Season” on the President of the United States. Constant death threats and assassination attempts. But he’s still standing.
So it’s no wonder they goafter a surrogate — even though he’s 14 years-old.
Yes we’re safe from Muslim Clocks. Doesn’t that make us all feel “safe”?
And so useful too. Tom Lehrer will sing us out.