Wednesday, October 20, 2004
The endorsement race
Since choosing between presidential candidates can be hard, it's often wise to turn to newspaper endorsements to decide how to vote. George W Bush's landslide victory over Al Gore in 2000 can be largely attributed to his over 2-1 lead in newspaper endorsements (an amazing accomplishment for the liberal media, we must admit). This year looks less promising for the President, as John Kerry seems to be kicking his butt in the endorsement race. Even the President's hometown paper would rather see him return to Crawford.
But we have to take into account quality, not just quantity. Before anyone makes any hasty decisions, keep in mind the keen judgment of these world opinion leaders who have looked carefully at the record and come out for Bush: