Skip to comments.Chicago Daily Herald Endorses Romney
Posted on 10/30/2012 1:05:40 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
On Sunday, the Chicago Daily Herald, the second largest daily newspaper in metropolitan Chicago, endorsed Mitt Romney for President in 2012. In 2008, the Daily Herald endorsed hometown Senator Barack Obama for President:
In endorsing Illinois favorite son in 2008, we declared Obama has a chance to be a great president. We said, He offers a new kind of politics. A politics that breaks down the old partisan walls. A politics that strives to bring people together. A politics of hope....
But four years later, where is the hope? Where is the confident swagger and leadership to uplift the nations mood?...
[W]e endorse Romney because he, unlike Obama, understands that jobs are a creation of business, not of government. And that to encourage job growth, we need policies that incent business to grow and provide it with a stable environment for that growth.
In the end, we need moderation, not ideology, to facilitate an economic recovery. It is the central issue that affects us all.
As the voice of the suburbs, we always have embraced this free enterprise philosophy as a bedrock of our principles. We view ourselves as independent, fiscally conservative, socially progressive, an advocate always for individual liberty. The Mitt Romney who governed Massachusetts governed it for the most part on those core beliefs as well....
Mitt Romney for president....
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
What does Rahm say about all this I wonder...?
“...I’m even driving my Filipina ex-MIL who has never voted Republican before—she can’t wait to pull the lever for ROmney!”—One of the posters at the Herald’s site
Very interesting, although not necessarily translatable into actual influence. Why they ever thought Obama could be a great president is beyond me, as it certainly was beyond him.
Not the Herald’s site, Breitbart’s.
No wonder my Chicago sister who is an ultra lib is in a foul mood. Love it!!
This is the west suburban paper — Will and DuPage counties are the heart of their readership. DuPage particularly is traditionally strong Republican territory. Good to see they’re back on the wagon.