Washington Post Unveils New Slogan, Denies It Has Anything To Do With Trump

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FoxThe words now appear underneath the masthead on the website on Tuesday. They were not, however, in a similar place in the paper’s print edition Wednesday. The paper denied that it was a response to President Trump’s recent criticism of the press.

“This is actually something we’ve said internally for a long time in speaking about our mission. We thought it would be a good, concise value statement that conveys who we are to the many millions of readers who have come to us for the first time over the last year,” Coratti wrote.

Here are just a few “Trump = end of democracy-ish” Washington Post headlines I found since Trump was elected (in literally 60 seconds of searching):

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So new “democracy dies in darkness” slogan completely unrelated to Trump presidency?

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Interesting.