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Hope I can use that expression from Pogo Possum in a post title because it is apropos and has been around for most of the period that Americans have been fighting Communists. Americans have always fought against Communists because communism represents the very antithesis of the American Ideal that was the crux of the colonial patriot cause in the American War for Independence as expressed in the Declaration, individual liberty. Now, one of our two major political parties has gone full-fledged in support of communist principles led by an avowed communist, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
How did we get to this point? A major step was taken in the 1970s when some members of the legal profession began to jump at every opportunity to promote victimization. Go to critical legal studies for a discussion of how this happened. (anonymous brought that to my attention.)