1. Big Surprise

    Chicago Tribune Endorses Obama

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    To be fair, there probably would have been riots in the city if they'd chosen the other guy. The Chicago Tribune editorial board broke with its traditional conservatism for the second election in a row and endorsed President Obama for another term Friday. "Barack Obama, with a quick study and sure gait, led an administration effort to stabilize the U.S. economy," the editorial read. "As for Mitt Romney...[he's] been astonishingly willing to bend his views on the politics of the moment: on abortion, on immigration, on gun laws and, most famously, on health care." 

    Read it at The Chicago Tribune