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Exquisite Scandal

Nancy Lemann | Lapham’s Quarterly | 23rd March 2020

Corruption and megalomania have historically come to seem almost formal requirements for holding high office in Louisiana, where politics is “like a Hieronymus Bosch painting”. Nobody is expected to resist temptation for very long. “Some would call this a Gallic attitude, to be blinded …

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