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A Correction From Jack

Relying on memory–weak reed!–for two weeks in a row, I said that The Economist had endorsed Bush in 2000 and 2004. The magazine did in 2000, but backed John Kerry in 2004. I apologize to our listeners.

-Jack Beatty

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  • MichaelDrew

    We love you, Jack!

    • justguynow

      Agreed! I appreciate Jack’s attention to sources –  his contributions ring so much more powerfully on Fridays.
      When are you going to fill-in for Tom, Jack?

  • Mike_Card

    Thanks, Jack.  I wish the rest of broadcast radio would take your cue about accuracy.

  • http://twitter.com/KevMcDevitt Kevin McDevitt

    I think your best bet is to avoid citing The Economist as a conservative publication. In terms of American politics, it is decidedly centrist (supporing George Bush in 2000, Kerry in 2004, and Obama in 2008). Most of the newspapers’ conservative tendencies are fiscal.

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