Paper of Record taps establishment choices.
Editorial on Clinton: “Mrs. Clinton is more qualified, right now, to be president.”
Editorial on McCain: “McCain of Arizona is the only Republican who promises to end the George Bush style of governing…”
Cheeky, base-focused Giuliani and Romney campaigns e-mail Gray Lady’s endorsement of McCain to reporters.
TIME’s Ana Marie Cox reports that McCain fights back against Romney Friday: “Has he gotten any endorsements? He doesn’t seem to have a big problem rejecting endorsements he doesn’t want.”