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Editorial: Secretary Ken Salazar apologizes for making threat





"A Gazette editorial admonished Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar for threatening to “punch out” reporter Dave Philipps. Salazar made a sincere apology to Philipps on Wednesday, verbally and in writing. He also agreed to an interview regarding wild horses that were sold by the Bureau of Land Management to a man who advocates horse slaughter.

Secretary Salazar, thank you for doing the right thing and making amends. Onward."

Get the Story:
OUR VIEW: Thanks, Secretary Salazar (The Colorado Springs Gazette 11/15)

The Exchange:
Salazar interview (November 6, 2012)

Also Today:
Salazar calls Gazette to apologize for threat (The Colorado Springs Gazette 11/15)
Interior secretary apologizes for threatening to ‘punch out’ Colo. reporter at campaign event (AP 11/14)

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