Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Liberal Media Elite Backs Obama in '08 (After Backing Bush in '04)

According to this article by Editor & Publisher magazine, twenty-six newspapers that endorsed George W. Bush in the last presidential election have suddenly gone all blue, and backed Barack Obama over John McCain. (Numbers after colon indicates daily circulation.)


BARACK OBAMA (26)

CALIFORNIA
Long Beach Press Telegram (B): 85,595
Pasadena Star-News (B): 27,894
San Gabriel Valley Tribune (B): 40,051
The (Stockton) Record (B): 57,486
San Bernardino Sun (B): 54,315
Tri-Valley Herald (B): 29,759

COLORADO
The Denver Post (B): 225,193

CONNECTICUT
New Haven Register (B): 72,613

FLORIDA
Naples Daily-News (B): 66,272

ILLINOIS
Chicago Tribune (B): 541,663

INDIANA
Palladium-Item (Richmond) (B): 15,453

IOWA
Mason City Globe Gazette (B): 17,666

NEW JERSEY
Asbury Park Press (Neptune) (B): 140,882

NEW MEXICO
Las Cruces Sun-News (B): 21,341

NEW YORK
Daily News (B): 703,137

OHIO
Hamilton Journal-News (B): 19,432
The Repository (Canton) (B): 65,789
The Times-Reporter (New Philadelphia) (B): 22,428

OREGON
Yamhill Valley News-Register (McMinnville) (B): 10,921

PENNSYLVANIA
The Express-Times (Easton) (B): 44,561

TEXAS
Austin American-Statesman (B): 170,309
Houston Chronicle (B): 494,131

UTAH
The Salt Lake Tribune (B): 121,699

WASHINGTON
The Columbian (B): 44,623
Yakima Herald-Republic (B): 38,077

WISCONSIN
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison) (B): 87,930

Meanwhile, only four papers that supported 2004 Democratic nominee, Senator John Kerry, have declared their endorsement for John McCain in '08.

JOHN McCAIN (4)

FLORIDA
Bradenton Herald (K): 48,618

TENNESSEE
The Jackson Sun (K): 32,121

TEXAS
Corpus Christi Caller-Times (K): 53,368

VIRGINIA
Daily Press (Newport News) (K): 91,508

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