Arizona newspaper responds to threats after Clinton endorsement

Arizona newspaper responds to threats after Clinton endorsementThe Arizona Republic publicly responded to the deluge of threats it received after supporting Hillary Clinton for president, the first Democratic endorsement in its 125-year history. Mi-Ai Parrish, president of the newspaper, penned a Sunday op-ed explaining what went into the Republic’s decision to break from tradition and how the paper’s journalists go about their jobs. The Republic’s editorial board had argued in many pieces for over a year that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s principles were not actually conservative, and that they were bad for the GOP, Arizona and the United States, she noted.

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