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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Newspaper Endorsements DO Matter
At least a little, in presidential races. Yeah, most people, in this day and age, would question that, but consider: in 2004, based purely on editorial endorsements, I picked 14 of 15 swing states correctly. In 2008, I got 12 of 13 right. I wonder if anyone did any better job of predicting. Anyway, see my full piece on this subject at The Nation.