Independent Jumps the Shark with Endorsements

Reconsidering The Independent endorsements

Arnold? Bob Noel?

I’ve often disagreed with endorsements in the past, most notably
I thought The Indy was wack endorsing in the ’92 Primaries
one William Jefferson Clinton (an opinion long since

In practice, our endorsements are exceedingly prescient, with a
record of influence and accuracy unmatched in Santa Barbara County
(although Cap’n Pat McElroy of City Firefighters mistakenly thinks

According to sources, calls to The Independent
switchboard Thursday evinced a decidedly anti-Arnold sentiment and
blustering disappointment over the freebie’s Election

The source of the Noel disgust was primarily centered around the
Publisher’s office, and some were heard to portray Noel as a
grand-standing, self-promoting, anti-sports dilettante who is long
on wind and posture, but short on cooperation, participation, and
work ethic.

What do our readers think? Let me know. (Hat Tip to


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