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October 15, 2004

Endorsements for John Kerry

John Kerry has been picking up quite a lot of endorsements from newspapers in urban areas with large circulations, as well as some from impressive or interesting individuals. Editor & Publisher Magazine, a publishing industry trade journal, reported on October 14 that while both have received endorsements from an equal number of newspapers, Kerry's endorsements come from much larger ones, with a combined circulation of over 2.6 million, compared to combined circulations of only about 860 thousand for the papers endorsing Bush.

Kerry's official website provides a list of all of their newspaper endorsements.

Here are just a few examples:


St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouri

Based on his record, President George W. Bush has not earned re-election. He has mishandled the war on terrorism, shut his eyes to disagreeable facts, left the next generation in hock and presided over a sharp loss in jobs, health insurance and prosperity for millions of Americans.

Missouri is one of the key battleground states this election.


John Eisenhower, son of President Dwight D. Eisenhower

As son of a Republican President, Dwight D. Eisenhower, it is automatically expected by many that I am a Republican. For 50 years, through the election of 2000, I was. With the current administrationís decision to invade Iraq unilaterally, however, I changed my voter registration to independent, and barring some utterly unforeseen development, I intend to vote for the Democratic Presidential candidate, Sen. John Kerry.

Ronald Reagan, Jr. already endorsed Kerry. Will Tricia Nixon be next?


Ron Reagan, Jr., son of President Ronald Reagan

My father crapped bigger ones than George Bush.

This colorful quote was issued during the midst of the Reagan memorial tributes. Ron Reagan later spoke at the Democratic Convention.


The Oregonian, Portland, Oregon

The Democrat could help rebuild the United States' standing in the world while restoring balance at home.

The Oregonian endorsed Bush in 2000. Pundits consider Oregon to be a swing state, though it's been leaning heavily for Kerry for some time now.


Albuquerque Tribute, Albuquerque, New Mexico

The United States has lost its way under President Bush, who too often has failed on both foreign and domestic fronts. Worse, he has been unable to unite a deeply divided nation. Bush, whom The Tribune endorsed in 2000, has offered simplistic slogans to complex problems, while Kerry sees complicated problems and offers the promise of appropriate solutions - complex or not.

Yet another paper in a battleground state that endorsed Bush in 2000 but is disenamoured with him four years later.


Independents for Kerry

John Kerry has a long distinguished public record of service for his country, from his younger years serving in the Vietnam War to his current position as Senator for Massachusetts. Throughout his life one thing stands out and remains the driving force behind his run for president: John believes each of us can contribute to a better America if we stand up for what we believe in.

The organization's website provides a partial list of some of the organizations and individuals that have endorsed Kerry. Most are ones you would expect - labor unions and elected Democrats.


Another Republican for Kerry

As a registered Republican, I never thought I'd eagerly campaign for a Democrat seeking the highest office in the land. But here I am investing my time, talent, and money in a small effort to help put John Kerry in the White House.

This individual's website is emblematic of so many Republican stalwarts who have become so deeply disillusioned with George W. Bush that they intend to vote for a Democrat for the first time in their lives. They aren't as rare as the Republican Party would like you to think.


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