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How One Reporter’s Blatant Lie About Glenn Youngkin Became a Democratic Talking Point

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2022
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Journalists and other Democratic activists love to complain about "fake news" and "propaganda." Nevertheless, they are among the most enthusiastic disseminators of egregious falsehoods about their political enemies. One particularly shameless example involves a story published last week in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

On March 10, the Times-Dispatch promoted a blatant lie about Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R., Va.), one of the most reviled politicians among left-wing activists. Reporter (and "lifestyle photographer") Mel Leonor wrote that Virginia school superintendents had criticized Youngkin's education policies in "a blunt letter representing the views of all 133 state superintendents." Leonor repeated the claim...

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