I think it’s worth reiterating, before each election, why and how we make endorsements.
First is the issue of
we should. Some U.S. newspapers have stopped making endorsements because of the confusion it can create by presenting both an editorial position and impartial news coverage of a campaign, and the reality that any endorsement would inherently draw objections from some readers. Then there is the matter that has been the subject of many academic studies over the years: Do they make a difference?