We need a leader who demonstrates thoughtful calm and grace under pressure, one not prone to volatile gesture and capricious pronouncement. We need a leader well-grounded in the intellectual and legal foundations of American freedom. Yet we ask that the same person also possess the spark and passion to inspire the best within us: creativity, generosity and a fierve defense of justice and liberty.
The Times without hesitation endorses Barack Obama for President.
Just something to cheer up your Friday afternoon.