by Kevin Allman
After the flap that arose over potential gubernatorial candidate Caroline Fayard's comments at a Democratic gathering in Washington Parish ("I hate Republicans ... They are cruel and destructive. They eat their own"), it was clear the state GOP thought Christmas had come early.
Louisiana Republican Party chairman Roger Villere Jr. issued a challenge to his Democratic counterpart, Buddy Leach, to denounce the statement (Leach didn't), and now the state GOP has kept the furor furor-ing for another news cycle by issuing a "CAROLINE FAYARD HATES ME" bumpersticker:
Confidential to the GOP: You're not helping the popular perception of Louisiana literacy there...