Yes, the Constitution even protects communists

May 19, 2017 | By CALEB TROTTER

Is communism illegal? Naively, I thought the answer to that question was obvious. But apparently I was wrong. In California, government employees may be fired solely because they are a member of the Communist Party. What if they’re great at their job? Doesn’t matter. What if their ideas are irrelevant to their job? Doesn’t matter. ...