Argument: Barack Obama is an uplifting and inspirational figure
"Tribune endorsement: Barack Obama for president". Chicago Tribune. 17 Oct. 2008 - On Nov. 4 we're going to elect a president to lead us through a perilous time and restore in us a common sense of national purpose. The strongest candidate to do that is Sen. Barack Obama. The Tribune is proud to endorse him today for president of the United States.