Limited endorsement of Romney wasn't honest


Published Nov 15, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

I was angered when I read the editorial section Sunday, Nov. 4, to learn that The Bulletin’s endorsement of Mitt Romney for president wasn’t a full endorsement. The Bulletin violated the very tenets of journalism: honesty, integrity, transparency. Did you state that it was a limited endorsement? No, you didn’t.

You, in reality, misled your reading public. If newspapers are going to continue to endorse candidates, then you need to endorse them 100 percent and all they stand for, or not endorse them at all. And better yet, if you can’t endorse any candidate for a particular office in an honest, transparent way, then it’s OK to publish that the newspaper isn’t endorsing either candidate. You’ve lost my respect for your journalism standards.

Ann Plummer

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