- In the race for newspaper editorial endorsements, 34
newspapers that endorsed President Bush in 2000 have switched their
to Senator Kerry; the papers have an estimated circulation of 3.4 million.
Two of the President's home town papers (one daily, one weekly) have
Sen. Kerry. And Austin residents protested that paper's endorsement of
President Bush after the "cautious" endorsement was published
on the paper's web site.
- Only four papers that supported Vice President Gore in
2000 have switched to President Bush; their circulation is about a
- American Conservative magazine has taken the unusual
step of having its editorial team endorse a variety of candidates. Not
surprisingly, The Nation and The New Republic have endorsed Sen. Kerry;
also, the New Yorker broke with an 80-year tradition of sitting on the
sidelines to endorse Sen. Kerry.