"The Union Leader's style is we don't just endorse once," Mr. McQuaid told The Washington Post in 1999. "We endorse every damn day. We started endorsing Reagan in 1975 and never stopped."
N.H.'s largest paper endorses Gingrich →
is by no means the perfect candidate," Mr. McQuaid wrote. "But Republican primary voters too often make the mistake of preferring an unattainable ideal to the best candidate who is actually running."