The Los Angeles Times may have decided to be a Republican mouthpiece when it comes to political blogging, but the editorial page is endorsing Democrats Jerry Brown and Barbara Boxer. From Sunday's editorial picking Brown over Meg Whitman for governor:
One candidate is a stranger to the political and governmental landscape; the other knows every superhighway, back road and dead-end. We opt for real-world experience, know-how and creativity. The Times urges a vote for Brown.
In Monday's editorial endorsing Boxer's reelection to the Senate, the paper says its choice of her over Carly Fiorina "resolves itself into a simple proposition: Issues matter, especially in the United States Senate."
Fiorina is intelligent, energetic and accomplished in the private sector. But on too many issues she reflects the doctrinaire conservatism that is ascendant in the Republican Party.