The Chronicle's backing of Barack Obama in 2008 broke a 44-year string of endorsing Republican candidates for president.
That's really all you need to know.
It's essentially the same mentality that drove the Rafael Cruise endorsement earlier this week.
And just one more reason why I'm voting for Jill Stein and David Collins and all the other Green Party candidates on my ballot. Because the only political party more disrespected by the Texas media establishment than the Democratic Party... is the Greens.