Seeing the Sun-Times endorse Barack Obama wasn't a surprise. The Trib's endorsement wasn't surprising in light of their editorials on Obama in the last several months, although it is a bit of a change from their historical penchant for Republicans. The comments on the Trib endorsement are quite entertaining. Now Colin Powell is on board. Here's Powell's interview on Meet the Press where he discusses his reasoning in detail. It's long but worth watching to the end.
As a nation, are we ready for a return to civility, respect, diplomacy, and thoughfulness? I hope so.