You're Wrong About podcast

Ronald Reagan and "The Welfare Queen" w. Laci Mosley

0:00
1:03:41
Rewind 15 seconds
Fast Forward 15 seconds

Laci Mosley (Scam Goddess) tells Sarah about Linda Taylor and the origins of the Welfare Queen myth ("the build the wall" of the 70s). They also discuss the origins of the Ronald Reagan myth, and how the latter used the former to become the "Beyoncé of the GOP."

Here’s where to find Laci:

Laci on Twitter
Laci's podcast Scam Goddess

Support us:

Bonus Episodes on Patreon
Donate on Paypal
Buy cute merch

Where else to find us:

Sarah's other show, You Are Good
[YWA co-founder] Mike's other show, Maintenance Phase

Some articles referred to in this episode:

  • http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/history/2013/12/linda_taylor_welfare_queen_ronald_reagan_made_her_a_notorious_american_villain.html
  • https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/05/the-queen-linda-taylor-welfare-reagan-podcast.html
  • https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/josh-levin/the-queen/9780316513272/
  • https://www.earwolf.com/episode/the-welfare-queen-w-ayo-edebiri/
  • https://newrepublic.com/article/154404/myth-welfare-queen

 Links:
 
https://twitter.com/DivaLaci
https://www.earwolf.com/show/scam-goddess/
http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout
https://www.teepublic.com/stores/youre-wrong-about
https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/ywapodcast
https://www.podpage.com/you-are-good
http://maintenancephase.com

Support the show (http://patreon.com/yourewrongabout)

More episodes from "You're Wrong About"