And it is pretty far out there, even for Slate.
I guess they read Goebbels (Hitler’s Propaganda Minister) “If you repeat a lie often enough, it becomes Truth”.
May have also been Lenin…Google says both.
The sad part is that a large number of Muslims and Hispanics and a greater percentage of Black People actually believe this. (But then again, a significant number of Blacks are uncomfortable driving into rural Indiana, believing that there is a KKK member behind every stalk of corn…..Which there isn’t)