Editorial: Don’t be like Charlie Baker! Plan to vote — yes, even for president

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Say all you want about the major candidates for president during the days and weeks leading up to the Nov. 8 election.

When that Tuesday arrives, it’s time to drop the talk and make your mark. Choose the option you think will make the best leader, hand in your ballot, and walk out knowing you have done your part.

You don't have to wait until Nov. 8 to hit the polls in the upcoming presidential election.

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You don’t have to wait until Nov. 8 to hit the polls in the upcoming presidential election.

Gov. Charlie Baker, to our dismay, does not plan to do this. He was one of the first Republicans to say, last March, that he would not vote for Donald Trump if the controversial businessman became his party’s choice. The governor also won’t cast his vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Nor will he select Libertarian Gary Johnson or the Green Party’s Jill Stein.

Back from a trip to Ireland last week, he reiterated this stance, saying he remained “incredibly disappointed” in both Trump and Clinton.


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