How the Far Right Spread Politically Convenient Lies About the Notre Dame Fire

The news out of Paris was not actually about a conflict between the West and Islam. But why let facts stop you?

Debris inside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday, after Monday’s fire was extinguished. Photo: Christophe Petit Tesson/AFP/Getty Images

By Talia Lavin

As a conflagration spread through the ancient timbers of Notre Dame Cathedral’s attic on Monday, a…

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