...accusations against government employees cause job losses. Additionally, due to his efforts against Communism, he established ties with his fellow anti-Communists, thereby, ensuring their support. However, for the reason that most of his accusations are not true, McCarthy faced slander cases, which terminated his term of office and caused other officials to doubt... The Life and Influence of Joseph McCarthy on American Politics Joseph McCarthy, one of the most popular American politicians, was elected to the US Senate in 1946 and was known for his crusades against Communism in the USA (“McCarthy, Joseph,” 1991). His anti-Communism crusades affected the American government and society in a way that his...