I’m so glad that outrage over the latest Cowles endorsement fiasco means no more of them. So Stacey Cowles is revealed as a morally reprehensible Trumpist? (I know, that was redundant.) So what?
Under Cowles family ownership, The Review has pretty much been backing the wrong candidate for the 40-odd years that I’ve been reading the paper. In any case, their endorsements have always been a reliable guide as to how to vote. Simply choose the opposition candidate and you’re good to go. Easy peasy!
But despite their personal moral shortcomings, it appears to me that they have mostly left their mostly admirable staff to putting out a mostly good newspaper, and that’s saying something in these times. Which is why I’ll be keeping my “prescription” to the paper. Writers, such as Vestal, Midstokke and the new polymath, Rachel Baker, are good for my mental health. And Rob Curley, you rock!
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