Portland Cancels Annual Rose Parade Due to Left-Wing Death Threats

If you weren’t raised in Portland, Ore., as I was, you may not understand what a big deal this is. Portland is “the City of Roses” and for more than 80 years has celebrated by hosting a Rose Parade. When I was 5, I marched in that parade. Ten years ago, a business association decided to take advantage of this branding to host a local version of the Rose Parade on 82nd Avenue. But this year’s parade was cancelled, after it received death threats for permitting Oregon Republicans to host a float. The organizers asked the Portland police for extra protection. When the police