This one is not satire. Though it goes a long way towards explaining how the Borowitz Report was taken at face value.
Also, Rollins says that she’s sunk to the level of McCarthy like it’s a bad thing…
Which it is. It’s a terrible thing.
But it’s not a coincidence that a number of conservative commentators have been doing their best to rewrite the history of McCarthyism to make Joe into a misunderstood hero. They’re not doing that because it hurts their egos to have history remembering a Republican in a negative light. They’re not trying to rescue the man, they’re trying to rescue his tactics.