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Hillary Clinton’s Hometown Paper Endorses Gary Johnson

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Hillary Clinton often says that she’s just a small town girl from a little suburb of Chicago, the heart of the Midwest.

Today, the “heart of the Midwest’s” hometown paper endorsed Libertarian Gary Johnson. The Chicago Tribune, calling the third party candidate a “principled option,” selected Johnson over Democrat Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, who would have been the conservative-leaning Tribune‘s traditional pick.

The Tribune bucked its right-leaning editorial stance in 2008 and 2012 to endorse “hometown candidate” Barack Obama, despite his liberal agenda, because he hailed from Chicago’s South Side (though he spent most of his life in Hawaii). The paper clearly felt no need to do the same for Hillary Clinton, who grew up in Park Ridge, Ill., a suburb abutting Chicago on its north side. – READ MORE

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