2020 ELECTION/ENDORSEMENT: “In more than two centuries of publishing, the New England Journal of Medicine has never weighed in on a U.S. presidential election. That changed this week.
On Wednesday [October 8, 2020], alongside its usual peer-reviewed scientific studies and analysis, the journal published a blistering editorial taking President Trump and his administration to task over their handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The respected journal broke the nonpartisan position it has held since 1812 with an editorial titled, ‘Dying in a Leadership Vacuum,’ which urged voters to oust Trump over his administration’s failures.”
-Katie Shepherd, “The New England Journal of Medicine avoided politics for 208 years. Now it’s urging voters to oust Trump.,” washingtonpost.com, Oct. 8, 2020