Laura Ingraham praises group trying to secede from Baton Rouge for “trying to save your people”

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Citation From the May 3, 2024, edition of Fox News' The Ingraham Angle

LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): Well, it's called trying to save your people, it sounds like to me. And so there's precedent in your state for incorporation of a new city, but the media doesn't like it. The Atlantic wrote something back in 2019 about St. George: "In 2005, a nearby community, Central, was unable to gather support for a school district from the legislature, so it incorporated as a new city, a pattern that's emerged over the past two decades. White, wealthy communities have been separating from their city's school districts to form their own." Andrew, sounds like they're charging racism here. 

ANDREW MURRELL (GUEST): Well, a couple of things. One, the census says otherwise. Our area of East Baton Rouge Parrish has the fastest growing minority population in the Parrish. So to me, it's a narrative that's thrown out there because it's easy. People that don't want to do their homework could buy in to it and it's incredibly divisive when the reality is they don't want to have accountability for high crime, for poor education and where our tax dollars have been spent. And that's what they don't want to answer questions for. So they throw out these cheap narratives to try to buy off the public.