LOL Well for gods sake Its PBS in Boston ( little /s )
I think that he should somewhat be demonization. Had he conducted him self better instead of trying to make political hay the term McCarthyism would not have evolved to keep others from digging into this.
McCarthyism was created by hollyweird. It would have been created regardless of how polite and nice McCarthy conducted himself. Right wingers are all nazi's and McCarthy was a really nasty threatening one. To bad shallow America worships leftist celebrities and their industry.