(Excerpt from a blog post about my childhood)
M*A*S*H: The Communist Leftist Threat to American Democracy
One evening, I cannot remember how, I was sitting upstairs and the conversation went to television. Then somehow I ended up telling my dad that I thought M*A*S*H was a good show. It was an innocent enough slip -- M*A*S*H is a good show. But it was an exceptional moment. I usually kept pretty much all of my opinions about anything to myself. Life at home was like walking on egg shells. We never knew what might set him off.
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