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Old 02-25-2017, 07:21 PM
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When did the Washington Post change their masthead?

And what did it say before? This seems to be a pretty significant throwdown of a gantlet.
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Old 02-25-2017, 07:42 PM
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And what did it say before? This seems to be a pretty significant throwdown of a gantlet.
For those who don't know, the Post has changed their motto on their website to "Democracy Dies in Darkness".
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Old 02-25-2017, 08:32 PM
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From the Washington Post itself:
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The Washington Post added a new phrase beneath its online masthead this week [column dated February 24, 2017]....the slogan...will be added to print copies of the paper next week
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And what did it say before?
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Originally Posted by Paul Farhi in The Washington Post
The paper hasnít had an official slogan in its 140-year existence, although it did get some mileage with a long-running advertising tagline, ďIf you donít get it, you donít get it.Ē
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This seems to be a pretty significant throwdown of a gantlet.
According to that column, the slogan is not directed at Trump, and the paper decided to come up with a motto "nearly a year ago".
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Old 02-26-2017, 12:25 PM
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Until I read the actual article, I thought it said, "Democracy Lies in Darkness", which sounds like an epitaph

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Old 02-26-2017, 01:52 PM
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Since this has been answered, here's an amusing tangent:

15 Metal Albums Whose Titles Are Less Dark Than the Washington Post’s New Motto
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Old 02-26-2017, 04:45 PM
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And what did it say before? This seems to be a pretty significant throwdown of a gantlet.
Should this be gauntlet? It seems like you're thinking of a challenge being issued, not undergoing criticism or harrassment from several sources in a concentrated period of time.
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