The New Republic under fire for retracted homophobic attack on Buttigieg

Credit: Haaretz- Published on July 14, 2019
Buttigieg said Saturday: 'I appreciated that article was taken down. I don’t think it really reflects the New Republic that I know'

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Published on July 14, 2019 -  00:50
Magazine Withdraws 'Inappropriate, Invasive' Op-Ed On Pete Buttigieg
The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. Titled "My Mayor Pete Problem," the piece was withdrawn after immediate online backlash. In an Editor's Note, The New Republic said it regretted publishing the piece, which contained "inappropriate and invasive content." The League of Conservation Voters withdrew its participation from the magazine's upcoming presidential climate summit.

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