Thursday, November 19, 2015

Refugee Hysteria

Since the tragic events of last Friday in Paris, we've seen many of the campaigning politicos stateside -- including the usuals like Trump, Carson, Huckabee, and Jindal -- turn the refusal of Syrian refugees into a standard-issue talking point. But did this burst of xenophobia just suddenly happen? Not according to Talking Point Memo's Tierney Sneed, who says it's been simmering for awhile, and the Paris attacks just gave it cover. Read her take here.

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