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'Libs of TikTok' creator isn't Ryan Walters' first out-of-state appointee: What we know

Posted on AllSides January 25th, 2024
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After Ryan Walters, Oklahoma's state schools superintendent, named Chaya Raichik of "Libs of TikTok" fame to an Oklahoma committee this week, critics were quick to point out that she's not an Oklahoma resident. This isn't the first time he's tapped an out-of-state person to perform Oklahoma-specific duties. The non-Oklahoman appointment is notable, detractors say, in light of Walters' strong remarks against out-of-state organizations participating in Oklahoma politics. In November, Walters railed against the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which is a Wisconsin-based group that called for Walters' resignation amid controversy over...

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