To make matters worse . . .•At the height of WWII, close to 100,000 Americans claimed membership in the Communists Party – red alert!•People feared and wondered where their loyalty lied . . . With their country, or their political party? •Do you remember what conspiracy theorists began saying about Truman’s ease at helping to aid South Korea in the beginning?–He was too soft . . . Meaning maybe he has motive???