The Note: Notes On A Rope
--WHY HILLARY CLINTON'S CAMPAIGN KEPT REPORTERS BEHIND A ROPE: At the Fourth of July parade Hillary Clinton marched in over the weekend in Gorham, New Hampshire, reporters following the candidate were kept -- and at moments, dragged -- behind an actual moving rope line, ABC's LIZ KREUTZ notes. The rope, which two Clinton staffers held on to on either side, was meant to give Clinton space as she walked down the parade route, but photos of reporters being dragged behind the rope as she marched went viral on Twitter. Clinton campaign spokesman Nick Merrill said in a statement: "While the GOP may want to spin a good yarn on this, let's not get tied up in knots. We wanted to accommodate the press, allow her to greet voters, and allow the press to be right there in the parade with her as opposed to preset locations. And that's what we did." http://abcn.ws/1TcOUSP
--THE NEW HAMPSHIRE GOP RELEASED A STATEMENT saying her campaign's use of the rope "insults the traditions of our...
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