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redsox95 October 27th, 2014 3:55am

The Boston Globe, known as one of the most liberal newspapers in the nation, just endorsed the Republican candidate for Governor of Massachusetts. A lot of life-long subscribers are canceling their subscriptions over it. Is this appropriate?

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RINOTom Peoria, IL
10/27/14 3:55 pm

No, the Democratic candidate is a joke, and the Republican is a good one.

timeout Boston Strong
10/27/14 3:39 pm

Will have no effect on the Globe, it's not the first time they endorsed a republican. The Boston Herald, a conservative rag, endorsed Ted Kennedy twice. No big deal.

timeout Boston Strong
10/27/14 3:40 pm

A poll by the New York Times, CBS News and found Coakley ahead of Baker, 39 percent to 37 percent. Counting those leaning toward one candidate or another, Coakley's lead increased to four points, 45 percent to 41 percent.

redsox95 New England
10/27/14 7:19 pm

HHaha yeah the NY TIMES. A poll by the Globe has Baker up 9 points.

timeout Boston Strong
10/27/14 7:25 pm

Do you see either with more than 50% of the vote? Too early, lots of undecided voters out there. Martha is going to pull this out. :)

mountainmafia Boston
10/27/14 10:03 am

Im ashamed in our state at the people that cant see past parties. It's tims for a change. Mass has done well for themselves but we could be doing even better.

jonfrei the boonies
10/27/14 9:31 am

Which - the endorsement, or the reaction?

10/27/14 5:10 am

No but it's funny.

GlockMan1 Alabama
10/27/14 4:48 am

American society no longer wants to choose the most qualified candidate. They only want to choose the one their party leaders have told them to elect.

swjboucher Just Run
10/27/14 2:22 am

Aren't Republicans banned in Ma.?

political Georgia
10/27/14 6:15 am

That's New York.

RINOTom Peoria, IL
10/27/14 3:57 pm

Obviously it's neither because Mass. will have a GOP governor quite soon! They've actually elected way more Republicans in the last 30 years than Democrats, I think...

geoag02 Dallas, TX
10/26/14 10:19 pm

I think that both the endorsement and the cancelations are appropriate.

KudosToYou California
10/26/14 10:11 pm

Its not inappropriate...its just silly.

MassAsks Boston
10/26/14 9:44 pm

Is what appropriate? Them endorsing a candidate or people canceling subscriptions?

political Georgia
10/26/14 9:28 pm

I won't shed a tear.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/26/14 9:15 pm

They're free to do what they want. I'm sure the Globe will pick up some readers due to the endorsement as well.

ButchBrewBaker Pennsyltuckey
10/26/14 8:58 pm

Sure, if they want to.