No real surprise but the London Observer (sister paper of the Guardian) has endorsed John Kerry. Here’s the newspaper’s carefully, uh, nuanced analysis of America today:
“The US has hardened into two virulently opposed ideological and cultural camps that are almost equal in numbers. On the two seaboards, around the Great Lakes, in the north east and some cities of the south, the Democrats have their base: mildly progressive, multilateralist, tolerant and fair-minded. In the south, the Rocky Mountains and the plains lie the Republican base: religious fundamentalists, fervent believers in America’s unilateralist destiny and culturally conservative.”
Looks like the Observer could do with a bit of fair-mindedness itself.