The Morning Dispatch: The Plot to Kill a Supreme Court Justice
Plus: A district attorney recall election underscores voters’ dissatisfaction with San Francisco’s status quo.
Happy Thursday! On this day in 1953, Sen. Joseph McCarthy was busy accusing yet another person of harboring Communist connections when a lawyer cut him off. “You’ve done enough,” Joseph Welch said. “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?”