From the daily archives: Sunday, October 5, 2014

The October full-court press is steaming into endorsements for the November election,  but last week’s output was particularly interesting for the fractured response to the Republican-dominated U.S.Supreme Court’s ruling to delay the new early-voting plan in Ohio.

Of four urban dailies, the Plain Dealer and Toledo Blade  both disputed the Supremes’ action; the Beacon Journal, a reverential supporter of Secretary of State Jon Husted, joined the right-wing Columbus Dispatch in praising  the ruling.  Brief  excerpts:

Toledo Blade:   “The 11th-hour Supreme Court ruling has created  confusion and hardship among some Ohio voters.  The fact that the order was the initial decision […]

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