Black Republican Quits Arizona Post Due To Tea Party Threats

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ARIZONA –Republic district chairman for district 20, Anthony Miller has quit his post due to threats from the Tea Party. The Arizona Republic reports:

Miller, a 43-year-old Ahwatukee Foothills resident and former campaign worker for U.S. Sen. John McCain, was re-elected to a second one-year term last month. He said constant verbal attacks after that election and Internet blog posts by some local members with Tea Party ties made him worry about his family’s safety.

“I wasn’t going to resign but decided to quit after what happened Saturday,” Miller said. “I love the Republican Party but I don’t want to take a bullet for anyone.”

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