2019/10/29/The Long Shadow of the 'Welfare Queen'
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- when: 2019/10/29
- author: Kelly Faircloth
- source: Jezebel
- topics: welfare queen Ronald Reagan The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth Linda Taylor
- link: https://pictorial.jezebel.com/the-long-shadow-of-the-welfare-queen-1838856900
- title: The Long Shadow of the 'Welfare Queen'
- summary: “When Ronald Reagan and his advisors wanted to undermine the very institution of social programs, he turned to a news story out of Chicago – the tale of one Linda Taylor, who'd bilked the government benefits system out of so much money she was dubbed the "welfare queen."”