We want to hear your voices
I can’t say I didn’t ask for it.
We kicked off our endorsements yesterday. We also did something else. We asked our readers to chime in. We wanted to know if they agreed with us, or thought we were complete off the mark.
Yesterday, we gave our backing to Democrat Dan Onorato over Tom Corbett to be next governor of Pennsylvania.
As usual, our readers were not shy. Here’s a sampling of what they had to say: DelcoPop sounded a familiar tune: "An honest Daily Times headline would be "Vote Straight Democratic!"
MarcusAurelius (love that moniker) went a little further: " Well, Phil, it seems to be now official. You and your "rag" have sold out to the whining, limp-wristed, liberal agenda by your endorsement of who? You may have been born in Oxford but you have turned your back on your American heritage and gone over to the "dark side" of democratic perversity! "
Sharon H. seems to think we had had our minds made up for some time: "Coming Soon!
The DemocRAT Times, I mean the Daily Times, endorses Joe Sestak for Senate and Bryan Lentz for Congress! Those endorsements have been written since day 1. "
At least one commter, Colwyn Resident, was pleasanty surprised: " Honesty I am shocked!!!!!!!! I really thought the Delco Times was majorly Republican at all cost.. While I support the Democratic ticket ..this one by the Delco Times is an utterly pleasing shocker! "
Today we’re back with our selections in the races for state Senate and
House. These are important elections, for people who are going to have a
big say in whether or not this state is able to back away from the
Again, we want you to offer your own endorsement – in addition to the
one you will cast next Tuesday, of course.
Don’t stand on the sideline. Join the conversation.
And check back tomorrow for our choice in the bitterly contested 7th
District Congressional race.
We’ll cap off our choices on Sunday with the race for U.S. Senate
between Democrat Joe Sestak and Republican Pat Toomey.