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AZ Republic: How do we respond to threats after our endorsement? This is how

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posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:30 PM
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www.azcentral.com...

This is an incredible piece written as a response to the intense vitriol the newspaper in question, The Arizona Republic (which had never before endorsed a Democrat in over a century), recieved from Trump supporters over their refusal to endorse Donald Trump.

There have been threats of violence and death, threats of sexual violence against female staffers. Allusions to the murder of a reporter working for the paper in the 70s. Students selling subscriptions door to door have been threatened and even spit on (which is assault).

The Arizona Republic's refusal to bow to the pressure from these disgusting people is truly admirable.

This is what your country has become. Truly making it great again




posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:32 PM
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Sounds like AZ..



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:38 PM
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a reply to: Monger

Trump Supporters will justify anything for trump. so you wont see the usual trumpaholics in this thread.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:40 PM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
a reply to: Monger

Trump Supporters will justify anything for trump. so you wont see the usual trumpaholics in this thread.


Wanna bet?


3...2...1...


Edit: now I've said this they'll probably dodge it like Neo and a bullet.
edit on 16-10-2016 by Hazardous1408 because: Noted.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:47 PM
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a reply to: Monger

While I find it surprising that they endorsed Billary, I don't find it surprising that they handled it the way they did. Which is very top-drawer. The AZR has been through some things in 125 years, and between those and the fact that that they are in the business they are in, you don't last long if you don't handle things like this in a professional, thought-out manner.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:48 PM
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a reply to: DeepImpactX

You mean they should have anticipated threats of violence?
edit on 10/16/2016 by Phage because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 03:54 PM
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originally posted by: odzeandennz
a reply to: Monger

Trump Supporters will justify anything for trump. so you wont see the usual trumpaholics in this thread.


I'll just leave this hear www.abovetopsecret.com...
edit on 16-10-2016 by Tjoran because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:05 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: DeepImpactX

You mean they should have anticipated threats of violence?


They probably did, and to be fair, there hasn't been any actions as yet. They have done the right thing by getting this information out there quickly I feel.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:18 PM
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a reply to: Tjoran

Why, though? Does one cancel the other out? Does that make kids getting spit on and threats of death and sexual violence OK?

When your only retort is just classic whataboutism, you really have less than nothing to say.

Can't defend so deflect, huh. Classic Trump move.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:20 PM
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a reply to: odzeandennz

You clearly have a higher regard for them than I do, because I fully expect them en massse in every Trump-related thread, defending whatever disgusting thing he or his minions get up to.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:23 PM
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originally posted by: breakingbs
Sounds like AZ..


Sure does.

So many still have that Old West mentality.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:25 PM
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I do find it interesting that the AZ REPUBLIC is trying to identify as a conservative paper. It has lost massive viewer ship in the last 12-16 years. I'm calling BS on them. I am sure that they have probably received threats... there are some nutty people out there, but I think this is just an attempt to pander to the left and what they think will hopefully bolster circulation.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:25 PM
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originally posted by: Monger
a reply to: Tjoran

Why, though? Does one cancel the other out? Does that make kids getting spit on and threats of death and sexual violence OK?

When your only retort is just classic whataboutism, you really have less than nothing to say.

Can't defend so deflect, huh. Classic Trump move.


All I did was post a link, Any conclusions and assumptions you got out of it are your own.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:29 PM
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originally posted by: Monger
a reply to: Tjoran

Why, though? Does one cancel the other out? Does that make kids getting spit on and threats of death and sexual violence OK?

When your only retort is just classic whataboutism, you really have less than nothing to say.

Can't defend so deflect, huh. Classic Trump move.


Classic Obama move you mean, maybe they are really just plagiarists.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:33 PM
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a reply to: Tjoran

All you did was attempt to derail the thread with offtopic BS. Par for the course with the deplorable set.

BTW, definately keep wearing that 'sociopath' title like a badge of honor. It lets everybody know that they're dealing with a teenaged edgemaster right off the bat.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:35 PM
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originally posted by: Tjoran
All I did was post a link, Any conclusions and assumptions you got out of it are your own.


The only conclusions and assumptions I see are that you somehow thought that the link was on-topic to a thread about AZR.

Do you not think that the link was relevant to the topic? Are you purposefully posting off-topic links in an attempt to derail the thread?



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:36 PM
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This can't be true!

Everyone knows only Progressives lash out in anger and violence.

Right Chris?

/s



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:40 PM
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So the main stream media has even infiltrated Arizona Republic?

Woe is US.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:40 PM
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a reply to: onthedownlow

Every hard copy newspaper has been losing subscribers over the last dozen years. It doesn't mean they are switching political allegiances just that people are moving to other sources (internet) for their news.



posted on Oct, 16 2016 @ 04:43 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

So that's your takeaway, huh.

Woe, indeed.



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