It was notable that the Post endorsed Adrian Fenty two weeks ago because of the date. This morning’s endorsement of former councilman Vincent Orange is remarkable because it seems their only significant issue is Kwame Brown’s personal debt. The Post praises Orange’s leadership and conviction, and his vote of “Present” on the selection of Attorney General Peter J. Nickles, but the editorial is entirely silent on the matters of policy facing the council now, or on the policy debates between Brown & Orange.
I have to say: the endorsements from the Post have not happened as I would have expected, and that perhaps their editorial board might be a bit divorced from day to day life in the District these days. I was thinking, that given the candidates in both the Mayor’s race and the Council Chair’s race, we would likely be facing a no-endorse statement, but it seems that the Post has weighed in early and peculiarly. What do you make of these endorsements?