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Democracy is a form of government that is ruled by the people usually through elected representatives It epitomizes the concepts of freedom justice and equal opportunity by giving rights to each citizen and by protecting those rights throughout a fair judiciary system It stands at the top of the ladder of government evolution and allows a nation to prosper and grow However it has a very powerful and unreasonable foe communism Communism in the post world war two era is a form of government in which the people are ruled used and controlled by a totalitarian government Its true form would give the power to the people as well as the ownership of all property but true communism could not be realized outside of a perfect world Unfortunately many sought to chase the dream of true communism causing its presence to appear in territories disrupted by the war That a government ruled by power and blind to justice was growing created a paranoid fear among nationalists that the world would be dominated by totalitarians and dictators However this paranoia created a new very potent fear that took precedence over foreign problems that the United States of America the flagship of democracy had been infiltrated and subversively abused by communist spies and sympathizers and that they were spying on us from within our national government Joe McCarthy to whom a decade of fear was named amplified this fear through his numerous and extravagant charges that there were communists in the U S government The people listened to him because of the implications of this problem and because they received comfort in knowing that a great man rose up in a crusade to rid the government of an evil pestilence However his allegations created only suffering and chaos His victims were for the most part innocent yet he persistently conducted the witch hunt that would leave prominent people blacklisted government officials under constant suspicion and a nation
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