Newspaper editorial pages have been slobbering over presidential candidates forever…
As in well over 100 years, but who’s counting? Hardly anybody these days except Hillary Clinton, John Katich who’ve been cleaning up this election cycle in the outdated game..
Take the Indianapolis Star‘s non-endorsement endorsement of Republican frontrunner Donald Trump.
“A President Trump would be a danger to the United States and to the world,” the Star warned readers.
Readers who once-upon-a-time relied on newspapers for news, information and opinions.
These days daily newspapers are information sources of last resort on all but the most local of issues.
“You know, editorial boards across the country hardly have their pulse on the nation,” CNN consultant Kayleigh McEnany quipped in response to the Indy Star‘s shot at Trump.
“Virtually every newspaper endorsed John Kasich from the New York Times on down,” she continued. “They really are completely out of touch. They have no idea what the American people want. You know, editorial boards, I don’t think people are taking their marching orders from them.” Continue reading