New York Times Staffers in Open Revolt Over Tom Cotton's 'Send in the Troops' Column - 2020-06-03

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F375.png New York Times Staffers in Open Revolt Over Tom Cotton's 'Send in the Troops' Column June 3, 2020, Maxwell Tani, Daily Beast

Staffers at The New York Times are in open revolt Wednesday after the paper's opinion section ran a column from Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) calling upon President Donald Trump to "send in the troops" in response to nationwide protests against police brutality.

In a column titled "Tom Cotton: Send in the Troops," the notoriously hawkish, pro-Trump senator called upon the president to mobilize the military to shut down protests across most major U.S. cities, despite the objections of both local officials and Trump's own defense secretary.

In response, dozens of Times staffers began tweeting the same message, alongside an image of the headline: "Running this puts Black @NYTimes staff in danger."

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{{cite news | first = Maxwell | last = Tani | title = New York Times Staffers in Open Revolt Over Tom Cotton's 'Send in the Troops' Column | url = https://www.thedailybeast.com/new-york-times-staffers-in-open-revolt-over-running-tom-cottons-send-in-the-troops-column | work = Daily Beast | date = June 3, 2020 | accessdate = June 4, 2020 }}