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Is taking a stand to shore up your conservative credentials more politically valuable than touting bringing new jobs to your state? Arizona’s Republican governor, Doug Ducey, has apparently calculated that it is.
“Arizona’s economy is doing just fine without Nike. We don’t need to suck up to companies that consciously denigrate our nation’s history,” Ducey wrote in a Twitter thread Tuesday.
On one hand, the situation happening with Nike is an easy target for conservatives looking to score points with