Diary

Casting an economic ballot in the FL I-4 Corridor

I can’t say the Obama endorsement this morning by my paper, the St. Petersburg Times, surprised me but it was disappointing nonetheless. Especially given the cogent point raised in the Tampa Tribune’s endorsement of John McCain when it pointed out that Obama’s tax plan rewards everything but success.

So, I emailed the St. Pete Times circulation department and informed them that I was casting my economic ballot for the Tribune by canceling my subscription and picking up a subscription with the Trib.

Perhaps if more people followed my example we’d see a more balanced coverage in the media as well as a more thoughtful application of logical thought toward endorsements. Just a thought…….