CONSERVATIVE NEWSPAPERS ENDORSE HILLARY AND LOSE SUBSCRIPTIONS, FACE DEATH THREATS

Posted on September 30, 2016

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WT: “Over the past month, traditionally conservative newspaper editorial boards across the country have rejected Donald Trump and instead lined up behind Hillary Clinton — and some are facing vicious backlashes.”

The Cincinnati Enquirer, which hadn’t endorsed a Democrat in almost a century, and The Arizona Republic, which had backed only Republican presidential candidates in its 126-year history, said they had lost subscribers and received angry letters from readers since coming out in favor of Mrs. Clinton.
The Republic said it even received a death threat as a result of its endorsement, laid out in a scathing editorial this week that painted the Republican presidential hopeful as unqualified and not a true conservative
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The editor of the Enquirer said they never anticipated this type of reaction and there have been massive subscription cancellations since they published their editorial.

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WT: Clinton endorsements by conservative newspapers spark threats, cancellations

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