Or, contrary-wise, both will lose.
During my 15 years as a member of the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board, it never occurred to us to endorse two people. That made as much sense, now that I think about it, as giving voters two choices.
Obviously, the New York Times didn't want to offend either the far left or the more moderate (if it still exists) wings of the Democratic Party. No profile in courage that.
Which brings me to Joe Walsh. The former suburban Chicago Republican congressman Trump is running a spirited campaign against Trump for the GOP nomination.
A conservative Republican and radio talk show host, Walsh has attacked Trump as fundamentally unfit for office, stupid, a racist, a bigot, a liar and a stooge of Russia, according to the Washington Examiner. Clearly he's in the anti-Trump wing of the Republican Party.
So, will the New York Times endorse in that race? (Massachusetts Gov. William Weld also is challenging Trump.) Will the Times think it should endorse (or not endorse) two candidates so as not to offend the two wings of the Republican Party?
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