Fake News! Lagniappe to Louisiana’s Local Politics

June 1, 2018

On Nov. 2nd, 2015, three weeks before Louisiana voters decided who would become their next governor, The Hayride, a popular right-wing blog largely focused on and funded by a small network of Republican political operatives, published a shocking report that quickly went viral: 10,000 Syrian refugees, they claimed, were “resettling in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and […]

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