New York Times Endorses Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren for President

Breitbart | 1/19/2020 | Staff
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The New York Times announced Sunday evening that it had endorsed Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in a rare dual endorsement for the Democratic Party 2020 presidential nomination.

Klobuchar has struck a more moderate tone than many of the other Democratic candidates — though she still backs the Green New Deal, among other radical initiatives. Warren is among the most left-wing candidates in the race, and has suffered from impressions that she is less than truthful about herself — notably, her supposed Native American origins, which she pretended to have for decades until she was forced recently to retract her claims and apologize.

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The Times reached its decision after a series of interviews with each of the candidates, releasing transcripts and videos of each — which often revealed as much about the ideological predilections of the Times editorial board as the candidates themselves.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) earned praise from left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore for standing up to the Times, and including it in the array of establishment institutions responsible for the backlash that led to President Donald Trump being elected:

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The Times explained its reasoning for choosing Klobuchar and Warren, saying it was choosing from the best among the “realist” and “radical” models of “progressive” politics:

Both the radical and the realist models warrant serious consideration. If there were ever a time to be open to new ideas, it is...
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