The Arizona Republic endorsed John McCain, calling him trustworthy and a “voice of credible authority.” Meanwhile, the Anchorage Daily News endorsed Barack Obama, taking pride in Gov. Sarah Palin’s vice presidential nod but judging her unready and McCain ill-equipped to deal with the financial crisis: “In a time of grave economic crisis, (Obama) displays thoughtful analysis, enlists wise counsel and operates with a cool, steady hand.”
In other home-state endorsements for the tickets, the Chicago Tribune went with Obama – the newspaper’s first-ever endorsement of a Democrat for president – and the Wilmington (Del.) News Journal went with Obama-Biden. The Chicago Sun-Times also endorsed Obama.
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